Errol's best friend and teddy, Thomas, is sad because he wishes he were a girl, not a boy teddy, but what only matters to both of them is that they are friends.
LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Transgender; transgender toy; boy to girl; gender identity
female teddy bear
Cybils Awards, 2016, Nominee, Fiction Picture Book
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2017 Ages 5 to 9
Kirkus Book Review Stars, 2016
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2017 Kindergarten to 2nd grade
Rainbow List, 2017 Picture Book
friendship; playing; self-perception; bow; bowtie; bikes; gardening; tree house; sadness; emotions; acceptance
Walton, Jessica, "Introducing Teddy" (2016). DIVerse Families. 146.