Kids Can Press
His mum is a spoon, his dad is a fork, and he's a bit of both: he's Spork, a utensil who just doesn't seem to fit into the regimented world of the cutlery drawer, and this is his "multi-cutlery" tale, a humorous commentary on individuality and tolerance, that capture the experience and emotions of all who have ever wondered about their place in the world.
Racial Diversity; Biracial; Interracial; biracial child; interracial family; interracial parents; mixed race
Forks / Spoons
mother and father
Alcuin Society Awards for Excellence in Book Design in Canada, 2010, Honourable Mention
Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award, 2011, Short List
Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award, 2011, Finalist
100 Magnificent Children's Books, 2010 Picture Book
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2011 Ages 5 to 9
Kirkus Best Children's Books, 2010
Kirkus Book Review Stars, 2010
identity; individuality; tableware; kitchen utensils; cutlery; fitting in
Maclear, Kyo, "Spork" (2010). Diverse Families. 291.