Books About All The Different Kinds Of Wonderful Families

Here is a recommendended list of books for kids that feature all types of wonderful families.  If you have any you would like to add, email us at hello@parkslopeparents.

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Check out the Book List we put together so you can easily check these books out from the Brooklyn Public Library:


Sometimes It's Grandmas and Grandpas, Not Mommies and Daddies by Gayle Byrne

And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson Stellaluna by Janell Cannon

ABC A Family Alphabet Book by Bobbie Combs

Emma and Meesha My Boy: A Two Mom Story by Kaitlyn Taylor Considine

Asha'a Mum's by Rosamund Elwin (Author), Michele Paulse (Author), Dawn Lee (Illustrator)

In Our Mothers' House by Patricia Polacco Molly's Family by Nancy Garden

Families by Susan Kuklin

Families, Families, Families by Suzanne Lang

Mini Mia and Her Darling Uncle by Pija Lindenbaum

A Tale of Two Daddies by Vanita Oelschlager

The White Swan Express: A Story About Adoption by Jean Davies Okimoto

Daddy, Poppa, and Me by Lesléa Newman

Mommy, Mama, and Me by Leslea Newman

Heather Has Two Mommies by Leslea Newman

Daddy, Papa, and Me by Leslea Newman

And Tango Makes Three by Peter Parnell and Justin Richardson

The Family Book by Todd Parr

Born From the Heart by Berto Serrano

The Great Big Book of Families by Mary Hoffman

Mr. Watson's Chickens by Jarrett Dapier
From a PSP parent: "It’s about two men living together and owning a lot of chickens, though the fact of two men is never actually pointed out. The men actually don’t have children - but a fun and silly book that came to mind."


BONUS: Audra Rox has a song called Moms and Dads (It's on the Park Slope CD!) which talks about different kinds of families! Listen to it HERE!