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A Tale of Two Daddies

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A Tale of Two Daddies by Vanita Oelschlager
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Description

"A Tale of Two Daddies" is a playground conversation between two children. The boy says he heard that the girl has two dads. The girl says that is right--she has Daddy and Poppa. True to a child's curiosity, practical questions follow: "Which dad helps when your team needs a coach? / Which dad cooks you eggs and toast?" To which she answers: "Daddy is my soccer coach. / Poppa cooks me eggs and toast." Intended for 4- to 8-year olds, this book introduces a type of family increasingly visible in modernm society. Neither favoring nor condemning, it reflects a child's practical and innocent look at the adults who nurture and love her. It becomes clear that the family bond is unburdened by any cultural discomforts.

Author Biography

Vanita Oelschlager is a wife, mother, grandmother, philanthropist, former teacher, current caregiver, author and poet. She is a graduate of Mt. Union College in Alliance, Ohio, where she currently serves as a Trustee. Vanita is also Writer in Residence for the Literacy Program at The University of Akron. Kristin Blackwood is an experienced illustrator. Some of her other books include My Grampy Can't Walk; Let Me Bee; Big Blue; Made In China; What Pet Will I Get?; Ivy in Bloom and Ivan's Great Fall. She uses a linoleum reduction technique for creating the illustrations for this story. Kristin lives in Lakewood, Ohio, with her two daughters.
Release date Australia
April 1st, 2010
Contributors
Illustrated by Kristin Blackwood Illustrated by Mike Blanc
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
Illustrations, color
Imprint
Vanita Books
Interest Age
From 4 to 8 years
Pages
42
Dimensions
214x275x5
ISBN-13
9780981971469
Product ID
3996374

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