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And Tango Makes Three

Richardson, Justin; Parnell, Peter

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ISBN 10: 1847381480 / ISBN 13: 9781847381484
Published by Simon & Schuster Ltd
New Condition: New Soft cover
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Based on a true story, this charming and heart-warming tale proves that all you need to make a family is love. Illustrator(s): Cole, Henry. Num Pages: 32 pages, Full colour. BIC Classification: YBC. Category: (JN) Preschool (0-5). Dimension: 216 x 281 x 6. Weight in Grams: 170. . 2007. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781847381484

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Title: And Tango Makes Three

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:New

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Synopsis:

And Tango Makes Three is the bestselling, heartwarming true story of two penguins who create a nontraditional family.

At the penguin house at the Central Park Zoo, two penguins named Roy and Silo were a little bit different from the others. But their desire for a family was the same. And with the help of a kindly zookeeper, Roy and Silo get the chance to welcome a baby penguin of their very own.

Selected as an ALA Notable Children’s Book Nominee and a Lambda Literary Award Finalist, “this joyful story about the meaning of family is a must for any library” (School Library Journal, starred review).

About the Author:

Justin Richardson, MD, is the coauthor, with Peter Parnell, of the award-winning picture book And Tango Makes Three. Dr. Richardson is an assistant professor of psychiatry at Columbia and Cornell and the coauthor of Everything You Never Wanted Your Kids to Know About Sex (But Were Afraid They’d Ask). Dr. Richardson and his advice have been featured in The New York Times and The Washington Post, on the Today show and NPR’s Morning Edition, and in numerous magazines. Dr. Richardson lectures to parents and teachers on parenting and the sexual development of children.

Peter Parnell is the coauthor, with Justin Richardson, of And Tango Makes Three. He is a playwright whose plays have been produced at the Public Theater and Playwrights Horizons in New York City, the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles, and the Seattle Repertory Company, among others. His play QED was produced on Broadway. He has written extensively for television as a producer for both The West Wing and The Guardian; he has also written episodes of Maurice Sendak’s series Little Bear. He lives in New York City.

Henry Cole has written and illustrated more than fifty books for children, including Big Bug, And Tango Makes Three, Oink?, and Little Bo in France. A former elementary school teacher, he now writes and paints full time.

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