Spotlight on Author/Illustrator

Todd Parr

Photo of Todd ParrTodd Parr rocks!

Our upcoming Saturday Family Story Time at 2 p.m. is dedicated to stories written and drawn by Todd Parr.  

Here are seven Todd Parr stories to share with your child

Curl up, get cozy, and read!




The Mommy Book
By Todd Parr
JUV E PARR
 
Represents a variety of mothers, with short hair and big hair, driving minivans and motorcycles, swimming and dancing, and hugging and kissing their children.
 
 
DCPL Catalogue Link to "The Mommy Book" by Todd Parr
The Daddy Book
By Todd Parr
JUV E PARR
 
Represents a variety of fathers, with lots of hair and little hair, making cookies and buying doughnuts, camping out and taking naps, and hugging and kissing their children.
 
 
DCPL Catalogue Link to "The Daddy Book" by Todd Parr
The Family Book
By Todd Parr
JUV E PARR
 
Represents a variety of families, some big and some small, some with only one parent and some with two moms or dads, some quiet and some noisy, but all alike in some ways and special no matter what.
 
DC Public Library Catalogue Link to the "Family Book" by Todd Parr
The Peace Book
By Todd Parr
JUV E PARR
 
Describes peace as making new friends, sharing a meal, feeling good about yourself, and more.
 
DC Public Library Catalogue link to "The Peace Book" by Todd Parr
The EARTH Book
By Todd Parr
JUV 333.72 PARR
 
Simple text and illustrations show how children can help protect the Earth.
 
Also available in French J'aime la Terre
DC Public Library Catalogue Link to 'The Earth Book" by Todd Parr
Reading Makes You Feel Good
By Todd Parr
JUV E PARR
 
Describes the characteristics and various advantages of reading.
 
Also available in Spanish Leer Sienta Bien
DC Public Library Catalogue Link to "Reading Makes you Feel Good" by Todd Parr
The I'm Not Scared Book
By Todd Parr
JUV E PARR
 
Relates the things that can frighten children and how these fears may be overcome.
 
 
DC Public Library Catalogue Link to "The I'm Not Scared" Book by Todd Parr