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).
By Henry Cole, Peter Parnall, Justin Richardson. Use And Tango Makes Three to teach students about different kinds of families. After reading, challenge students with the egg activity included in the book.
By Henry Cole, Peter Parnall, Justin Richardson. PreK-K, 1-2. GUIDED READING LEXILE® MEASURE Grade Level Equivalent DRA LEVEL. K-2. Duratio n. 40 Minutes.
And Tango Makes Three is a children's book written by Peter Parnell and Justin Richardson and illustrated by Henry Cole which was published in 2005. The book tells the story of two male penguins, Roy and Silo, who create a family together. With the help of the zookeeper, Mr. Gramsay, Roy and Silo are given an egg which they help hatch. The female chick, that completes their family, is consequently named "Tango" by the zookeepers.
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. The soft illustrations by Henry Cole are such a nice complement to the story - I'm really looking forward to sharing this special book with our four grandchildren, who will most certainly be meeting many families of varying composition during their lifetimes!
And Tango Makes Three book. Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell along with illustrations by Henry Cole makes And Tango Makes Three a truly touching story about what it takes to make a true family.
And Tango Makes Three book. In the zoo there are all kinds of animal families . Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell have done a great job at discussing one of the major issues in our society in a lighthearted and comforting way. Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell. And Tango Makes Three is an Aspca Henry Bergh Book award winning book about how two male penguins, Roy and Silo, try to have a child together. And Tango Makes Three. Written by Justin Richardson, Peter Parnell and illustrated by Henry Cole. Published by Simon & Schuster. 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 Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell, illustrations by Henry Cole. And Tango Makes Three, the story of male penguins raising an orphaned chick that topped the US banned books list, experiences a huge surge in sales. The Best LGBT Children’s Books: A Sweet and Assuring Celebration of Diversity and Difference. And Tango Makes Three - Marriage Equality for Kids: The True Story of Central Park Zoo's Gay Penguin Family, Illustrated. Henry Cole Kids Lighting Teaching Reading Tango Tango Dance.
Cole gives the proud parents and their surrogate offspring small smiles, but otherwise depicts figures and setting with tidy, appealing accuracy. Unlike Harvey Fierstein's groundbreaking The Sissy Duckling (2002), also illustrated by Cole, this doesn't carry its agenda on its shoulder; readers may find its theme of acceptance even more convincing for being delivered in such a matter of fact, non-preachy way. (afterword) (Picture book/nonfiction. They sang to each other. And swam together, their keeper, Mr. Gramzay, thinks, They must be in love
And Tango Makes Three is a 2005 children's book written by Peter Parnell and Justin Richardson and illustrated by Henry Cole which tells the story of two male penguins, named Roy and Silo, who create a family together
And Tango Makes Three is a 2005 children's book written by Peter Parnell and Justin Richardson and illustrated by Henry Cole which tells the story of two male penguins, named Roy and Silo, who create a family together. Gramsay, they are able to welcome their own baby penguin to the world. He gave them an extra egg from another penguin couple at the zoo. Roy and Silo each take turns sitting on the egg until it eventually hatches. The female chick is consequently named "Tango" by the zookeepers. The book was based on the true story of Roy and. Modern children's literature is classified in two different ways: genre or the intended age of the reader. Peter Parnell is an American Broadway and Off-Broadway playwright, television writer, and children's book author. Parnell is also Vice-President of the Dramatists Guild of America, the professional association of playwrights, composers, lyricists, and librettists.