Great Books for Two-Dad Families

Celebrate two-daddy families with these inclusive titles.

Jul 29, 2018
From a special penguin family to a royal adventure, read these fun-filled stories all about two-dad families to your little one. These picture books are perfect for your pre-reader and celebrate love in all shapes and sizes. 

And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell

The story of how two male chinstrap penguins became parents to baby Tango. Based on actual events in the Central Park Zoo in New York City, this book shows families come in all shapes and sizes, even in the animal kingdom. Simultaneously humorous and heartwarming, Tango resonates on so many levels with any family but especially those with two Dads!Monday is One Day by Arthur

Monday is One Day 
by A. Levine

With a cast of families that is very inclusive, Monday is One Day is about how families spend time together throughout the work week. The fact that one of the families portrayed is a two Dad household is refreshing in its lack of remarkability. The book shows that cuddles and playtime abound in every family, as does the desire to spend time together!

Daddy, Papa, and Me 
by Lesléa Newman

“Daddy helps me paint the sky. Papa helps me bake a pie.” This adorable story is the perfect way to wind down from a busy day, recounting a child’s activities spent with her two Dads. The simple rhyming text is perfect for toddlers, as is the board book format.

A Tale of Two Daddies 
by Vanita Oelschlager

Through a playground conversation prompted by curious friends, one little girl shares her fathers’ parenting roles. Poppa helps do her hair, cooks her eggs and builds the treehouse while Daddy coaches soccer, makes her birthday cake and helps with a skinned knee. A good representation of real conversations that could be happening, this book ends with the most important parenting role of all – “Who is your dad when you…need some love? Both, of course!”

King and King and Family 
by Linda De Haan

The first book in the series shows us how Prince Lee and Prince Bertie fell in love and got married. In the sequel, we join King Lee and King Bertie as they set out on their honeymoon to the jungle. They see lots of wild animal families but find that having a family of their own is the adventure that really awaits them!

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