Category Archives: Infant/Preschool

“Mommy, Mama and Me,” and “Daddy, Papa and Me” by Leslea Newman

Tricycle Press, 2009

ISBNS: 9781582462639 and 9781582462622

Written by the well-known author of  “Heather has Two Mommies,” these two titles are the first board books to focus specifically on same-sex parents. Illustrated by Carol Thompson, they depict loving families in warm, inviting colors, with the brief story about a day in each family told in easy rhyme.

These books will be welcomed by the thousands of same-sex parents looking for books reflective of their families, but all children will enjoy the familiar stories of a day spent with loving parents.

The books have won an Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal Best Book Award.



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Songs from the Garden of Eden: Jewish Lullabies and Nursery Rhymes by Nathalie Soussana, et. al.

Secret Mountain, 2009     ISBN: 9782923163468

songsSongs from the Garden of Eden is a book/CD set with Jewish nursery rhymes and lullabies in Ladino, Moroccan and Algerian Arabic, Yiddish, and Hebrew. I haven’t seen the book yet, but have heard some of the songs, which are quite lovely.

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