The Family Book

The Family Book

Book - 2003
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With child-like smiling stick figures, bold, brilliant colour and upbeat text, picture-book creator Todd Parr celebrates the diverse, wonderful world of families in The Family Book. Parr's quirky artwork and eternally optimistic books are truly irresistible, for both grown-ups and kids.
Publisher: 2003
ISBN: 9780733319754
9780316070409
Branch Call Number: E PARR

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VaughanPLMallory Dec 07, 2016

Todd Parr's colourful and simple illustrations make this an excellent read-aloud for young children!

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christtrekker
Sep 30, 2015

Normalizing perversion to the toddler crowd. Sad.

JCLBeckyC Jul 22, 2015

Todd Parr is one of my favorite picture book authors. His books are full of vivid, child-like drawings that young fans can appreciate. His stories are funny and honest. His messages are full of love and understanding that both caretakers and kids alike will enjoy. The Family Book is a must read! I recommend it to anyone who's part of any type of family. That means you!

nypl_morningside_heights Jun 11, 2014

Worked well at toddler time

ksoles Jan 30, 2014

Todd Parr has a knack for creating books that both appeal to children and boost their self-confidence. His themes promote acceptance of and appreciation for modern society's diversity and his rhymes and diction make these themes fun and memorable. In "The Family Book," Parr shows how all families share both similarities and differences. Some families are different colours but all families like to HUG each other. Some families have two moms or two dads (or only one parent) but all families like to celebrate special days together.

Highly recommended for both nontraditional families and any family/school/community organization trying to teach children understanding and openness.

KRockstar10 Oct 21, 2013

I just love Todd Parr! This gentle book discusses the many types of families that children belong to.

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