My Mommies Built a Treehouse
Building a treehouse is a big project. But when your mommies are there to help you, there’s nothing that can stop you!
When one boy sets out to build the treehouse of his dreams, there’s so much to consider – from finding the perfect tree to drawing up the plans. There are certainly challenges along the way, and a lot of spilled paint! But one thing is for sure – he won’t go too far wrong with his two mommies to support him.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Category||Diverse Books: Celebrating Differences , Diverse Books: LGBTQIA+, Diversity|
|Number of Pages||32|
Author: Gareth Peter
Gareth Peter is an author and stay-at-home dad, living in Nottingham, UK with his partner and their two adopted children. His experience as a parent within a same-sex couple brings a fresh, funny, and sensitive perspective to parenting and family life.
Illustrator: Izzy Evans
Izzy Evans lives in a little terraced house in rainy North London, UK, where they pursue numerous interests from molecular biology to reading poetry. They draw inspiration from nature, mythology, and the multicultural history of their city to create their work.
“Evans’s warm digital renderings showcase the loving relationship between parents and child. Celebratory concluding scenes in the cozy fort successfully emphasize the value of family support in making dreams come true.”—Publishers Weekly
“Evans’s energetic digital illustrations bring wonder and humor to the narrative by highlighting elements not specifically mentioned in the text . . . . The family works in tandem while using their individual strengths to achieve the child’s goal in this heartwarming story.”—Shelf Awareness
School Library Journal
“The strength of this title depends on its colorful, dynamic digital illustrations and its multiracial LGBTQIA+ representation. This sweet, rhyming STEAM story is a pleasing read.”—School Library Journal