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Daddy, Papa and Me

Daddy, Papa and Me

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By (author) Leslea Newman, Illustrated by Carol Thompson

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  • Publisher: Tricycle Press
  • Format: Board book | 33 pages
  • Dimensions: 150mm x 150mm x 13mm | 136g
  • Publication date: 15 June 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Berkeley, CA
  • ISBN 10: 1582462623
  • ISBN 13: 9781582462622
  • Illustrations note: Full Colour
  • Sales rank: 34,964

Product description

Rhythmic text and illustrations with universal appeal show a toddler spending the day with its daddies. From hide-and-seek to dress-up, then bath time and a kiss goodnight, there's no limit to what a loving family can do together. Share the loving bond between same-sex parents and their children.

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Author information

LESL?aA NEWMAN is the author of over fifty books, including "Heather Has Two Mommies, " the first children's book to portray lesbian families in a positive way. She lives in Northampton, Massachusetts. CAROL THOMPSON has illustrated more than forty-five books for children, and is the recipient of the Mother Goose Award for Children's Book Illustration. She lives in Ashby de la Zouch, England.

Editorial reviews

As the title indicates, a smiling tot describes his role within a nurturing two-dad family. In rhyming text, "Daddy helps me paint the sky. / Papa helps me bake a pie," and so on till bedtime. Thompson provides warm, mixed-media illustrations of the happy trio against clean white backgrounds as they play and keep house together. Together with the corresponding Mommy, Mama, and Me (ISBN: 978-1-58246-263-9), it gives children with single-sex parents validation of their family structures in a healthy, positive way. Although it's not mentioned in the text, the illustrations in each one gently point to mixed-race households as well. Toddlers with two moms or two dads don't care about gender politics, they care about love, and this is what these two books give them. (12-36 mos.) (Kirkus Reviews)