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Todd Parr

Author of It's Okay To Be Different

81 Works 13,316 Members 352 Reviews 10 Favorited

About the Author

Todd Parr was born on July 9, 1962. In 1995 he moved to San Francisco, California where he pursued a career as an artist. After being rejected by many galleries, he showed his artwork at Wolfgang Puck's restaurant Postrio. This exhibit led to him creating merchandise for Macy's and his own show more children's clothing line. He is the author and illustrator of over 30 children's books which contain simple messages about acceptance, difference, and empowerment including The Thankful Book. In 2005 the preschool television show he created, ToddWorld, premiered on TLC and Discovery Kids. (Bowker Author Biography) show less

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Works by Todd Parr

It's Okay To Be Different (2001) 2,089 copies
The Family Book (2003) 1,500 copies
The Peace Book (2004) 1,097 copies
The Feelings Book (2000) — Author — 948 copies
It's Okay to Make Mistakes (2014) 802 copies
The EARTH Book (2010) 773 copies
The Thankful Book (2012) 632 copies
Be Who You Are (2016) 599 copies
Reading Makes You Feel Good (2005) 513 copies
The Feel Good Book (2002) 427 copies
The I LOVE YOU Book (2009) 305 copies
The Daddy Book (2002) 289 copies
The I'M NOT SCARED Book (2011) 267 copies
The Mommy Book (2002) 259 copies
The Goodbye Book (2015) 226 copies
The Okay Book (1999) 223 copies
Love the World (2017) 214 copies
The Kindness Book (2019) 134 copies
The Grandma Book (2006) 134 copies
The Grandpa Book (2006) 133 copies
Underwear Do's and Don'ts (2000) 110 copies
Do's and Don'ts (1999) 99 copies
Otto Goes to School (2005) 97 copies
Otto Goes to Bed (2003) 85 copies
This Is My Hair (1999) 79 copies
Otto Goes to the Beach (2003) 78 copies
The Don't Worry Book (2019) 78 copies
The School Book (2019) 72 copies
The Best Friends Book (2000) 68 copies
Otto Goes to Camp (2004) 53 copies
Otto Has a Birthday Party (2004) 47 copies
Teachers Rock! (2016) 37 copies
The Joyful Book (2020) 36 copies
The Spring Book (2021) 32 copies
Animals in Underwear ABC (2013) 29 copies
The Cars and Trucks Book (2018) 28 copies
The Underwear Book (2012) 24 copies
Zoo Do's and Don'ts (2000) 21 copies
The Birthday Book (2020) 16 copies
The Sister Book (2018) 16 copies
The Brother Book (2018) 14 copies
The Bedtime Book (2021) 13 copies
Doggy Kisses 123 (2013) 13 copies
The Shalom Book 10 copies
ToddWorld: I Like Being Me! (2006) 10 copies
BIG & Little : Board Book (2001) 8 copies
Funny Faces (2002) 7 copies
My Really Cool Baby Book (2001) 5 copies
Going Places (2002) 4 copies
The Elephant Book (2003) 3 copies
The Harold Book (2009) — Author — 3 copies
Learn to Read Box (2022) 3 copies
Doggy Kisses (2023) 2 copies

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Common Knowledge

Birthdate
1962-07-09
Gender
male

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Reviews

Celebrate mother diversity with this great and funny book. Big, colorful pictures are simple, bold, and totally effective.
 
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LibrarianDest | 6 other reviews | Jan 3, 2024 |
PreK - 1
Literary Titan 2019 Gold Award Winning Book
 
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elprice | 94 other reviews | Dec 4, 2023 |
2001 National Parenting Publications Award
2-5 year olds
 
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swopester | 94 other reviews | Dec 4, 2023 |
Independent Reading Level: Grades P-1
Awards: None
 
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Works
81
Members
13,316
Popularity
#1,752
Rating
4.1
Reviews
352
ISBNs
414
Languages
10
Favorited
10

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