Families Can

Author Dan Saks
Illustrated by Brooke Smart
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Board Book
$8.99 US
6.5"W x 6.5"H x 0.53"D  
On sale Apr 06, 2021 | 26 Pages | 978-0-593-22365-9
| Up to Preschool
Reading Level: Lexile AD480L | Fountas & Pinnell K
A rhyming, light-hearted celebration of the wonderful differences that make each family unique.

A family can be
Any kind of number
Maybe there's one parent
Strong like thunder

This charmingly heartfelt board book is for families: families who cook together and families who sing together, families with lots of members and families with a special few, families who live together and families who live separately--for all families. Celebrate the differences that make each family unique and the similarities and love that connect us all together.
Dan Saks (he/him) is a musician and music educator specializing in early childhood education. He has lived and taught in New York City, Mexico City, and Switzerland and has traveled the world as a performing musician. He currently lives with his wife and two daughters in Brooklyn, New York, where he produces Noodle Loaf, a popular music education podcast for kids. A Top 10 Apple Podcast in Music Education for Kids and a 2020 Webby Honoree, Noodle Loaf brings families together to learn music fundamentals through play, laughter, and lots of fun. View titles by Dan Saks
Brooke Smart is an illustrator based in Sandy, Utah, where she spends her days gathering ideas for stories and her nights telling those stories with her pen and paintbrush, inspired by her daughter, the wildest and most creative three-year-old in the world. She earned a BFA in Illustration from Brigham Young University in 2007.

Brooke recently won an honorable mention in the 2016 SCBWI Portfolio Showcase in New York City. View titles by Brooke Smart
NCTE Notable Social Studies Book (2022)

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A rhyming, light-hearted celebration of the wonderful differences that make each family unique.

A family can be
Any kind of number
Maybe there's one parent
Strong like thunder

This charmingly heartfelt board book is for families: families who cook together and families who sing together, families with lots of members and families with a special few, families who live together and families who live separately--for all families. Celebrate the differences that make each family unique and the similarities and love that connect us all together.

Author

Dan Saks (he/him) is a musician and music educator specializing in early childhood education. He has lived and taught in New York City, Mexico City, and Switzerland and has traveled the world as a performing musician. He currently lives with his wife and two daughters in Brooklyn, New York, where he produces Noodle Loaf, a popular music education podcast for kids. A Top 10 Apple Podcast in Music Education for Kids and a 2020 Webby Honoree, Noodle Loaf brings families together to learn music fundamentals through play, laughter, and lots of fun. View titles by Dan Saks
Brooke Smart is an illustrator based in Sandy, Utah, where she spends her days gathering ideas for stories and her nights telling those stories with her pen and paintbrush, inspired by her daughter, the wildest and most creative three-year-old in the world. She earned a BFA in Illustration from Brigham Young University in 2007.

Brooke recently won an honorable mention in the 2016 SCBWI Portfolio Showcase in New York City. View titles by Brooke Smart

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NCTE Notable Social Studies Book (2022)

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