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.
An all-inclusive look at a diverse array of families, The Family Book is the latest by Todd Parr. The book's simple statements of tolerance and love are accompanied by Parr's equally simple, bright-hued illustrations bordered by a thick black line. Parr runs the gamut of potential familial situations, from families that live far apart to those with "two moms or two dads," conveying the message that no matter what little differences makes each unique, a family's love for each other is what really matters.