Peter Parnell

Peter Parnell is the coauthor, with Justin Richardson, of And Tango Makes Three. He is a playwright whose plays have been produced at the Public Theater and Playwrights Horizons in New York City, the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles, and the Seattle Repertory Company, among others. His play QED was produced on Broadway. He has written extensively for television as a producer for both The West Wing and The Guardian; he has also written episodes of Maurice Sendak’s series Little Bear. He lives in New York City.

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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