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Donovan's Big Day

Written by Leslea Newman & illustrated by Mike Dutton
Published by Tricycle Press
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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.

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Book Topics › sex and gender
Children's Books About Sex And Gender
Book Topics › marriage and divorce
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Book Topics › mother-son relationships
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Book Topics › weddings
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Who Wrote Donovan's Big Day

Leslea Newman

Leslea Newman has written many books both for children and adults, including Where Is Bear?, Cats! Cats! Cats! and Hachiko Waits. She lives in Northampton, Massachusetts.

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Who Illustrated Donovan's Big Day

Mike Dutton

Mike Dutton is the illustrator of Donovan’s Big Day, written by Lesléa Newman, the comic One Swoop Fell, and over two hundredGoogle Doodles. The son of a southern father and a South Korean mother, Mike grew up in a multi-culinary family. He lives with his wife and two kids near their home in Berkeley, California.

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April 26, 2011
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