interracial families – Storytime Standouts http://www.storytimestandouts.com Raising Children Who Love to Read Sat, 17 Feb 2018 20:27:11 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.5 Spork Provides a Shining Celebration of Diversity and Individuality http://www.storytimestandouts.com/2011/01/07/celebrating-diversity-books-for-children/spork-provides-a-shining-celebration-of-diversity-and-individuality/ http://www.storytimestandouts.com/2011/01/07/celebrating-diversity-books-for-children/spork-provides-a-shining-celebration-of-diversity-and-individuality/#respond Fri, 07 Jan 2011 18:20:56 +0000 http://www.storytimestandouts.com/?p=2034 Spork Provides a Shining Celebration of Diversity and Individuality | Storytime Standouts

Storytime Standouts shares Spork, a picture book about diversity and individuality written by Kyo Maclear and illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault Picture book about family diversity published by Kids Can Press “Spork was neither spoon nor fork…but a bit of both.” Offering a refreshing and original celebration of individuality, Spork is a thoughtful yet fun look […]

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Storytime Standouts shares Spork, a picture book about diversity and individualityStorytime Standouts shares Spork, a picture book about diversity and individuality written by Kyo Maclear and illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault
Picture book about family diversity published by Kids Can Press





“Spork was neither spoon nor fork…but a bit of both.” Offering a refreshing and original celebration of individuality, Spork is a thoughtful yet fun look at a youngster who doesn’t look quite like mum or dad. In Spork’s kitchen abode, there are forks, knives and spoons – they each know their places and ‘mixing’ is quite rare. Sparkling illustrations and clever writing encourage the reader to feel empathy for a different sort of kitchen utensil who aspires to be spoonish or forkish but can’t quite manage either.

When The Messy One is plunked in a nearby highchair one day, needing something a little different, there is no better tool for the task at hand.

Very good fun, will be enjoyed by utensils of every colour, size and shape, aged four and up.

Spork is one of Kirkus Reviews’ 2010 Best Children’s Books

Spork at Amazon.com

Spork at Amazon.ca

You may also be interested in our page titled “Diversity.” We highlight picture books and chapter books that celebrate and inform readers about human diversity including learning disabilities, physical disabilities, allergies, single parent families, interracial families, same sex parents, aging, death and more.

Don’t miss our page of quotes about diversity.




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