Rainbow: A First Book of Pride

(Author) (Illustrator)

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$14.99  $13.94
Magination Press
Publish Date
8.0 X 8.3 X 0.6 inches | 0.5 pounds

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About the Author

Michael Genhart, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice in San Francisco.He is the acclaimed author of many picture books, including Love is Love, I See You, Ouch! Moments, So Many Smarts!, Cake & I Scream!, Mac & Geeez!, Peanut Butter & Jellyous, among other titles.
He lives with his rainbow family in Marin County, California.

Anne Passchier is an illustrator and designer from The Netherlands. They are currently living in Cleveland, Ohio.


"A positive tool for celebrating a wide range of human diversity and all kids of familial love." --Booklist

"A win for LBGTQIA+ families and libraries seeking to diversify their shelves." --School Library Journal

"A joyous tribute to LGBTQ families." --Publishers Weekly

"A welcome addition to rainbow bookshelves." --Kirkus Reviews

"A bright introduction to the colors of Pride and images of LGBTQ families." --Mombian

"Imagine if we lived in a world where picture books were more like this one?" --Unleashing Readers

"A primer that celebrates LGBTQ+ families by exploring the colorful meaning behind each rainbow stripe. It describes parental love and also the love a child holds for their parents. This is a much needed book." --Book Riot

"Though it may be geared toward children 2-5 years old, this title can even teach clueless adults a thing or two.... offers a sweet introduction to the rainbow flag and is a welcome addition to Pride reading lists everywhere." --Rainbow Round Table Book and Media Reviews

"This reaffirming look at rainbow families emphasizes their love and identity." --Oregon Coast Youth Book Preview Center

"A vibrant and inclusive book that celebrates the diverse rainbow of families and the love that brings people together. Told with bold and and spirited illustrations, the rainbow comes to mean so much more than individual colors but represents the pride, power and unity that exist when they all are celebrated together." --Jesica Sweedler DeHart, Librarian and Influencer, @WanderingBookseller

"Michael has written something simple and powerful, and Anne's illustrations are inclusive of many kinds of LGBTQ families, made up of many colors and types of people." --I'm Here. I'm Queer. What the Hell Do I Read?

"It can't help but put a smile on your face." --Children's Books Heal

"This colorful book is so uplifting and a great introduction to what the pride flag and pride mean to the LGBTQ+ community." --No Time for Flashcards