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02 February 2018

Scottish Book Trust: Bookbug book list

Celebrate LGBT History Month with these picture book recommendations from The Scottish Book Trust

Picture books have a huge role to play in helping little ones understand the world in which they are growing up in, and it's hugely important that the LGBT community are reflected in picture books for young children. Here are 11 books which are great for starting conversations with children about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender identities.


Introducing Teddy cover
1. Introducing Teddy - Jessica Walton
William's Doll cover
2. William's Doll - Charlotte Zolotow, William Pene du Bois (Illus)
My Princess Boy cover
3. My Princess Boy - Cheryl Kilodavis, Suzanne DeSimone (Illus)
Heather Has Two Mummies cover
4. Heather Has Two Mummies - Lesléa Newman, Laura Cornell (Illus)
And Tango Makes Three
5. And Tango Makes Three - Justin Richardson, Peter Parnell, Henry Cole (Illus)
Mommy, Mama and me cover
6. Mommy, Mama and Me - Leslea Newman
Red cover
7. Red: A Crayon's Story - Michael Hall
Baking with Dad cover
8. Baking with Dad - Aurora Cacciapuoti
We Are Family cover
9. We Are Family - Patricia Hegarty, Ryan Wheatcroft (Illus)
The Family Book cover
10. The Family Book - Todd Parr
Worm Loves Worm cover
11. Worm Loves Worm - J. J. Austrian, Mike Curato (Illus)
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