Families, Families, Families!

Families, Families, Families!

Book - 2015 | First edition.
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"A host of animals portrays all kinds of non-traditional families"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Random House, [2015]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780553499384
Branch Call Number: E LAN
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) :,colour illustrations
Additional Contributors: Lang, Max 1982-


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Whimsical Animal illustrations show families of all sorts and sizes. "If you love each other, then you are a family."

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Dec 16, 2015

Animal portraits illustrate the many ways that families can be formed. There is incredible humor in the illustrations - great and sometimes goofy facial expressions and often very funny content. For example "some children are adopted" is the caption below a picture of two sheep holding two wolf cubs. "Some children have many pets" - a hippo family surrounded by a dozen birds - while on the next page: "and some just have a plant" shows two grinning tigers, their cub and a cactus. While my story time audience laughed at the silliness, the message, "if you love each other, then you are a family" came through loud and clear when we got to the last page and there was a communal "ahhhh" as I closed the book!

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