My Two Dads and Me (Board book)
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Celebrate Pride every day with this adorable board book for the babies and toddlers of gay fathers, featuring a variety of diverse, loving families with two dads.
Families with same-sex parents are celebrated in this board book that follows busy dads and their kids throughout their day—eating breakfast, getting dressed, heading out to the park, and settling back in at night with a bubble bath and a good-night lullaby. LGBTQ+ parents and their friends and families will welcome this inclusive and cheerful book that reflects their own lives and family makeup.
With artwork by acclaimed fashion illustrator Izak Zenou, this is a stylish, smart, humorous, family-focused book that will have babies and their two dads giggling as they enjoy it together. It's an ideal baby-shower and first-birthday gift.
And look for its companion board book, My Two Moms and Me.
About the Author
MICHAEL JOOSTEN is a children's book editor living in New York City. Books that he has edited include Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag and Stonewall: A Building. An Uprising. A Revolution.
IZAK ZENOU is one of fashion's most sought-after illustrators, and has worked with such brands as Chanel, Celine, Henri Bendel, L'Oreal, Sephora, Rizzoli, Vogue, Elle, and Marie Claire. He is also the illustrator of the picture book New York State of Mind, based on the song by Billy Joel. He lives in New York City. See more of Izak's work at Izakzenou.com, and follow him on Instagram at @izakzenou_illustrationist.
★ "There’s a trip to the farmers market and time for toys and crayons, a bubble bath, and lots of love."—School Library Journal, starred review
"Will undoubtedly be scooped up by families seeking queer representation in board books."—Kirkus