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And Tango Makes Three (Hardcover)

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In the zoo there are all kinds of animal families. But Tango's family is not like any of the others.

About the Author

Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell are the authors of the award winning picture book "And Tango Makes Three". Richardson is a psychiatrist on the faculty of Columbia and Cornell. Parnell is a playwright whose plays have been produced on and Off-Broadway. They live in New York City with their daughter, Gemma.

Peter Parnell is the co-author, with Justin Richardson, of "And Tango Makes Three". Peter is a playwright whose plays have been produced at the Public Theater and Playwrights Horizons in New York City, the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles, and the Seattle Repertory Company, among others. His play QED was produced on Broadway. He has written extensively for televison as a producer for both "The West Wing" and "The Guardian"; he has also written episodes of Maurice Sendak's series "Little Bear". He lives in New York City.

Henry Cole has illustrated more than fifty books for children, including "And Tango Makes Three", "Oink?", and "Little Bo in France". A former elementary school teacher, he now writes and paints full time.

Praise For…

"A touching and delightful variation on a major theme."

--Maurice Sendak

"This wonderful story of devotion is heartwarming proof that Mother Nature knows best."

--Harvey Fierstein

"Charming! And Tango Makes Three proves that all kinds of love can create a family."

--Wendy Wasserstein

"A little miracle for children. Funny, tender, and true, the story of Tango will delight young readers and open their minds."

--John Lithgow

Product Details
ISBN: 9780689878459
ISBN-10: 0689878451
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: May 31st, 2005
Pages: 32
Language: English