Donovan's Big Day (Hardcover)

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By Leslea Newman, Mike Dutton (Illustrator)
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Description


Donovan's two moms are getting married, and he can't wait for the celebration to begin. After all, as ringbearer, he has a very important job to do. Any boy or girl with same-sex parents or who knows a same-sex couple will appreciate this picture book about love, family, and marriage. The story captures the joy and excitement of a wedding day while the illustrations show the happy occasion from a child's point of view.

About the Author


LESLEA NEWMAN has written over 20 books for children including the best seller "Heather Has Two Mommies." She has received many literary awards and is currently the Poet Laureate of Northampton, Massachusetts.

MIKE DUTTON has worked on children's books, comics, coloring books, landscape paintings, and video game art. He lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife, Alex, and their cat, Raven. He is an active blogger."

Praise For…


Review, School Library Journal, April 1, 2011:
"As in Newman’s Mommy, Momma and Me (Tricycle, 2009), this book broaches a controversial issue in an appealingly nonthreatening way."

Review, Kirkus Reviews, March 1, 2011:
"Centered on the child’s experience and refreshingly eschewing reference to controversy, the book emerges as a celebration of not only Mommy’s and Mama’s mutual love but progress toward equal marriage rights for same-sex couples."

Product Details
ISBN: 9781582463322
ISBN-10: 1582463328
Publisher: Tricycle Press
Publication Date: April 26th, 2011
Pages: 28
Language: English