Todd Parr

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Todd Parr
Parr in 2014
Parr in 2014
Born (1962-07-09) July 9, 1962 (age 57)
Rock Springs, Wyoming, U.S.
OccupationAuthor, illustrator, television producer
LanguageEnglish
NationalityAmerican
CitizenshipUnited States
GenreChildren's fiction
SubjectFamily, tolerance, diversity
Notable worksThe Family Book
Website
toddparr.com

Todd Parr (born July 9, 1962) is an American author, illustrator and television producer. Parr grew up in Rock Springs, Wyoming and later moved to San Francisco in 1995, where he pursued a career as an artist.[1] He has also worked as a flight attendant before becoming a full-time author.[2]

In November 2004, the television show he created, ToddWorld, premiered on TLC and Discovery Kids.

Books[edit]

  • Black & White : Board Book (2011)
  • BIG & Little : Board Book (2001)
  • My Really Cool Baby Book (2002)
  • Going Places (2002)
  • The Family Book (2003)[3]
  • This is My Hair (2004)
  • Reading Makes You Feel Good (2005)
  • Underwear Do's and Don'ts (2005)
  • Funny Faces (2009)
  • It's Okay To Be Different (2001)[4]
  • The Feel Good Book (2009)
  • We Belong Together: A Book about Adoption and Families (2010)
  • The Earth Book (2010)
  • The Peace Book (2010)
  • The I LOVE YOU Book (2010)
  • Things that Make You Feel Good/Things That Make You Feel Bad (2011)
  • The Okay Book (2011)
  • The Daddy Book (2011)
  • The Grandma Book (2011)[5]
  • The Mommy Book (2011)
  • The Grandpa Book (2011)
  • Do's and Don'ts (2011)
  • The I'M NOT SCARED Book (2011)
  • The Feelings Book (2012)
  • Zoo Do's and Dont's (2012)
  • The Underwear Book (2012)
  • The Thankful Book (2012)
  • I Love Camp[6]
  • The Elephant Book
  • We're Pregnant
  • We're Parents
  • Animals In Underwear ABC
  • Doggy Kisses 123
  • It's Ok To Make Mistakes (2014)
  • The Goodbye Book (2015)
  • Teachers Rock! (2016)
  • Be Who You Are (2016)
  • Love The World! (2017)
  • The Brother Book (2018)
  • The Sister Book (2018)
  • The Cars and Trucks Book (2018)
  • The Don't Worry Book (2019)
  • The School Book (2019)

Otto books[edit]

  • Otto Goes to the Beach (2003)
  • Otto Goes to Bed (2003)
  • Otto Has a Birthday Party (2004)
  • Otto Goes to Camp (2004)
  • Otto Goes to School (2005)

ToddWorld[edit]

  • Who's Your Best Friend? (2005)
  • Welcome to ToddWorld (2005)
  • The Funny Book of Feelings (2005)
  • Lights Out, Todd! (2005)
  • Let's Play Together! (2005)
  • The Silly Book of Shapes (2006)
  • It's a Colorful World! (2006)
  • Giant Book of Friendship Fun! (2006)
  • I Like Being Me! (2006)
  • I Love You Just Because (2006)

Awards[edit]

Books[edit]

Television[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Family guy". Advocate. Retrieved May 2, 2013.
  2. ^ "An Artist Who Never Grew Up". Bangor Daily News. May 13, 2005. Retrieved May 2, 2013.
  3. ^ "Review: The Family Book". Publishers Weekly. Retrieved May 2, 2013.
  4. ^ "Review: It's OK To Be Different". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. April 23, 2002. Retrieved May 2, 2013.
  5. ^ "Sarah Moore Fitzgerald's top 10 books featuring grandparents". London: Guardian. April 4, 2013. Retrieved May 2, 2013.
  6. ^ Oppenheimer, Mark (June 24, 2011). "Aiming to Spread Judaism One Book at a Time". NY Times. Retrieved May 2, 2013.
  7. ^ "NAPPA 2001 Books Honors Awards". NAPPA. Retrieved May 2, 2013.
  8. ^ "2001 Award". Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Award. Archived from the original on May 31, 2016. Retrieved May 2, 2013.
  9. ^ "2002 Award". Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Award. Archived from the original on October 27, 2011. Retrieved May 2, 2013.
  10. ^ "2002 Award". Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Award. Archived from the original on October 27, 2011. Retrieved May 2, 2013.
  11. ^ "2002 Award". Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Award. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved May 2, 2013.
  12. ^ "NAPPA 2004: Books for Preschoolers & Kindergarteners". NAPPA. Retrieved May 2, 2013.
  13. ^ "2004 Award". Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Award. Archived from the original on March 3, 2016. Retrieved May 2, 2013.
  14. ^ "Award Winning Books For Preschoolers & Up". NAPPA. Retrieved May 2, 2013.
  15. ^ "2010 Parents' Choice Award Winners: Books". Parents' Choice Awards. Retrieved May 2, 2013.
  16. ^ "Green Earth Book Award Winners" (PDF). Nature Generation. Retrieved May 2, 2013.
  17. ^ "LA AWARDS DINNER – HUGE SUCCESS!". Family Equality Council. Retrieved May 2, 2013.
  18. ^ "The Nominations". National Television Academy. Archived from the original on July 4, 2013. Retrieved May 2, 2013.
  19. ^ "Humanitas Prize announces finalists". Variety. Retrieved May 2, 2013.

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