And Tango Makes ThreeBook - 2005
At the penguin house at the Central Park Zoo, two penguins named Roy and Silo were a little bit different from the others. But their desire for a family was the same. And with the help of a kindly zookeeper, Roy and Silo get the chance to welcome a baby penguin of their very own.
Selected as an ALA Notable Children's Book Nominee and a Lambda Literary Award Finalist, "this joyful story about the meaning of family is a must for any library" ( School Library Journal , starred review).
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michelejames thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 3 and 8
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"Every year at the very same time, the girl penguins start noticing the boy penguins. And the boy penguins start noticing the girls. When the right girl and the right boy find each other, they become a couple."
"Now Roy and Silo were fathers. 'We'll call her Tango,' Mr. Gramzay decided, 'because it takes two to make a Tango.'"
"Now Roy and Silo were fathers. "We'll call her Tango." Mister Gramzay decided. "Because it takes two to make a Tango."
"Every day families of all kinds go to visit the families that live there"
"But one day Roy and Silo saw that the other couples could do something they could not."
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This book is about Roy and Silo, two male penguins adapting the role of parents to Tango. They live in Central Park Zoo. Roy and Silo did everything together like swim, build a nest and play before taking on the role of a parents. Roy and Silo tried several ways to get a child. Tango was taken from its original parents because they couldn’t provide adequate care. It is a replica of a real world situation.
"And Tango Makes Three" is about two male penguins being attracted to one another. They want to have a baby and be just like other penguin couples. They try by getting a rock that looks similar to the eggs the other couples have and try to hatch it. After sometime the zookeeper realizes what the two penguins are trying to do and helps out by giving them an egg to take care of. Eventually the egg hatches and "pop!" out comes Baby Tango.
There are many different types of families in the zoo, but Tango's family is not like any of the others, she has two dads. This picture book is based off the true story of two male penguins who became partners and raised a penguin chick in the New York Central Park Zoo.
It is a unique story about two penguins who share similar actions like those of other penguin couples. These two male penguins, Roy and Silo, are given the opportunity to nest and care for an egg of their own. They care for the egg, love the egg, and eventually the egg hatches thanks to Silo and Roy. Nice story.
This story is about two male penguins named Roy and Silo who care for an egg, which eventually hatches and that they name Tango. They live in a zoo, and many families of all kinds come to see Roy, Silo, and Tango.
This amazing story introduces a real life situation about two male penguins who falls in love and lay an egg, at the Central Park in New York.