Heather Has Two Mommies

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Heather Has Two Mommies
Written by Lesléa Newman
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780763666316
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Heather Has Two Mommies

author: Lesléa Newman
illustrator: Laura Cornell

Heather’s favorite number is two. She has two arms, two legs, and two pets. And she also has two mommies. When Heather goes to school for the first time, someone asks her about her daddy, but Heather doesn’t have a daddy. Then something interesting happens. When Heather and her classmates all draw pictures of their families, not one drawing is the same. It doesn’t matter who makes up a family, the teacher says, because “the most important thing about a family is that all the people in it love one another.” This delightful edition for a new generation of young readers features fresh illustrations by Laura Cornell and an updated story by Lesléa Newman.

Candlewick relaunches a modern classic for this generation with a beautifully illustrated edition.
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Picture Book Fiction / Hardback
age range:
3 yrs - 7 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 9 13/16" x 10 1/4"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 2
Family; LGBTQ+;
author’s comments:
Lesléa Newman is the author of more than seventy books for children and adults, including October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard, a Stonewall Honor Book. She lives in Massachusetts.
illustrator’s comments:
Laura Cornell has illustrated many books for children, including the best-selling picture books by Jamie Lee Curtis. She lives in New York City.
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