Monday, December 25, 2017

Luka Sees Happy Families

Luka Sees Happy Families 
by Sue Mullen 
illus. by Jan Rhuby Green 
Language: English 
Mullohar Press, 2017. 
24 p. : col. ill. ; cm. 
ISBN: 0692959432 ; 9780692959435
Summary: This children's book looks to open the door to seeing variety in families as not only normal but welcomed. Luka and his pal, JarJar the giraffe, skip through their neighborhood and see diverse families depicted as adorable animals. The light rhythmic narrative is enjoyable for kids to follow along and join in the reading. Delight with Luka as he finds that families can be comprised of many different members. Celebrate as he learns that love makes a family - not the titles of the individuals. This story gives a multitude of children the opportunity to see their families represented in a book. Luka Sees Happy Families shows the reader the warm embrace of equality and love. 

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