Tag Archives: Preschool Audience

What Makes a Baby

Silverberg, Cory (Author) and Fiona Smyth (Illustrator). What Makes a Baby. New York: Seven Stories Press, 2012. With the tagline “A book for every kind of family and every kind of kid,” What Makes a Baby is indeed the most … Continue reading

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Donovan’s Big Day

Newman, Lesléa (Author) and Dutton, Mike (Illustrator). (2011). Donovan’s Big Day. New York, NY: Tricycle Press. From the author of Heather Has Two Mommies comes another heartwarming picture book about a queer family just doing regular family things.  Through delightful … Continue reading

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Red: A Crayon’s Story

Hall, Michael. 2015. Red: A Crayon’s Story. New York: HarperCollins. In this engaging picture book, a red crayon can’t seem to color right. Every time he tries to draw a red strawberry, it comes out blue!

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Jacob’s New Dress

Hoffman, Sarah & Ian (writers) & Chris Case (illustrator). 2014. Jacob’s New Dress. Chicago: Albert Whitman & Company.

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The Daddy Machine

Valentine, Johnny (Author) and Schmidt, Lynette (Illustrator). (2004). The Daddy Machine. Los Angeles, CA: Alyson Wonderland. In this whimsical rhyming picture book, two children decide to construct a machine to build a dad, since they often wonder what it’d be … Continue reading

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The Family Book

Parr, Todd. (2003). The Family Book. New York: Little, Brown and Company.

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One Dad Two Dads Brown Dad Blue Dads

Valentine, Johnny (Author) and Sarecky, Melody (Illustrator). (1994). One Dad, Two Dads, Brown Dad, Blue Dads. Boston: Alyson Wonderland. In this quirky picture book, two children compare notes about their dads. Lou has two blue dads, who play piano and … Continue reading

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