Justin Richardson

Justin Richardson, MD, is the coauthor, with Peter Parnell, of the award-winning picture book And Tango Makes Three. Dr. Richardson is an assistant professor of psychiatry at Columbia and Cornell and the coauthor of Everything You Never Wanted Your Kids to Know About Sex (But Were Afraid They’d Ask). Dr. Richardson and his advice have been featured in The New York Times and The Washington Post, on the Today show and NPR’s Morning Edition, and in numerous magazines. Dr. Richardson lectures to parents and teachers on parenting and the sexual development of children.

Books by this Author

And Tango Makes Three
Christian, the Hugging Lion



One of the most frequently challenged books as reported by the American Library Association, AND TANGO MAKES THREE, is the heartwarming story of two penguins who create a non-traditional family. Support Banned Books Week, read along and watch as boy penguins Roy and Silo, with the help of a kindly zookeeper, get the chance to welcome a baby penguin of their very own.

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