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The Family Book

By Todd Parr (Hardcover Book, 2003)
There are so many different types of families, and THE FAMILY BOOK celebrates them all in a funny, silly, and reassuring way. Todd Parr includes adopted families, step-families, one-parent families, and families with two parents of the same sex, as well as the traditional nuclear family. His quirky humor and bright, childlike illustrations will make children feel good about their families. Parents and teachers can use this book to encourage children to talk about their families and the different kinds of families that exist.
  • Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Format: Hardcover Book

    • Price: $17.00 US/$20.50 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316738965

    • On Sale Date: 10/01/2003

    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    • Imprint: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    Formats Available: Hardcover Book, Trade Paperback, Electronic Book

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There are so many different types of families, and THE FAMILY BOOK celebrates them all in a funny, silly, and reassuring way. Todd Parr includes adopted families, step-families, one-parent families, and families with two parents of the same sex, as well as the traditional nuclear family. His quirky humor and bright, childlike illustrations will make children feel good about their families. Parents and teachers can use this book to encourage children to talk about their families and the different kinds of families that exist.

Todd Parr has inspired and empowered children around the world with his bold images and positive messages. He is the bestselling author of more than forty books, including The Goodbye Book, The Family Book, The I Love You Book, and It's Okay to be Different. He lives in Berkeley, California.
  • The Mommy Book/The Daddy Book
    "Bright, comforting, and written with appealing rhythm, these are good choices for lap-sharing or initiating conversations about families" - Booklist

    "The message is one of unity in diversity... Parr frees his mommies and daddies from conventional gender roles..." - Kirkus

    "Parr allows youngsters to see the similarites that many families share by recognizing differences." - School Library Journal

    It's Okay to Be Different:
    "Differences are observed and encouraged in this wonderful celebration of the vast distinctions that make each of us individuals." -Kirkus

    "Parr combines rainbow colors, simple drawings and reassuring statements in this optimistic book." -Publisher's Weekly

    "Could serve as a vehicle for beginning a discussion on mutual respect." -School Library Journal

    A Children's Book Sense 76 Pick

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Product Details

The Family Book
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Price: $17.00 US/$20.50 CAN
  • Pages: 32
  • Physical Dimensions: 10" x 10"
  • ISBN-13: 9780316738965
  • On Sale Date: 10/01/2003
The Family Book