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Rainbow

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Adorable little childs book. Very simple but still cute, artwork is cute too! Perfect for small children.
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A simple book to teach young ones about the colours of the rainbow and their meaning in the lgbtq community. Simple and clear message with colourful illustrations.
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Very cute book. Great for families. Would recommend in my community. We need more books like this out in our communities and libraries.
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This book is a great first impression for children to learn and understand the symbolism of the LGBTQ+ rainbow flag and what each color of the rainbow flag represents. 

The only reason why I rated this children's book four stars that I felt like each flag color needed one more sentence following the introduction to each color. For example, I felt like each flag color should have a description that was more than one word: healing, sunlight, etc. I say this because the book could be incorporated longer into a child's reading time, whether they are being read to at one age or reading independently at a different age. Parents could omit words that their child doesn't know yet, or use the book to introduce new words as well. 

I love the illustrations and their representation of diverse families of all kinds, but also wish that the authors could have secured a few real photographs to place at the end of the book so that children can see what our beautiful LGBTQ+ community looks like outside of an illustration. 

I highly recommend that every parent or expecting parent (of all kinds, of course) add this book to their collection.
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This book is a very sweet introduction to Pride and the rainbow flag for children. I even learned about what the colored stripes in the flag stand for from this book!

I received a copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
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Rainbow by Michael Genhart is a cute book that explains what each color in the rainbow flag stands for. The illustrations are very cute and I love the different couples throughout the book. Not only do you see LGBTQ+ couples on these pages, but also lots of different races/interracial couples. This is a really cute first Pride book, but I do wish there was a little more writing in it - perhaps describing what different people like to do for the different colors.
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Amazing book. Everything I'm looking for in a kid's book. It is short, clear, and ends with smiles. Every child should feel loved, be able to express themselves and see an encouraging environment. That is what Michael Genhart provides in a simple way, while explaining the pride flag. Beautiful
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I received an arc of this book on netgalley in exchange for an honest review.
it was kind of flat and the illustrations weren't that engaging.
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This book is simply written and illustrated with vibrant colors. I adored the diversity in the illustrations. 

Be proud of who you are. Be accepting of others. Be an ally. 

This book teaches simply acceptance and hope. Love is love.
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This is just so cute! Michael Genhart has brought to us a simple little book that explains each colour of the rainbow used on the Pride Flag. We get a simple one line to read out to children along with cute illustrations of same sex couples of different ethnicity. 
I'm not sure if it was intentional or not; but there are couples in the book where it's hard to tell if they are male or female. This feels just perfect for this little primer that is all about people being inclusive. I also liked the descriptions of the colours in the flag. I think this is something that everyone should know and helps reinforces Pride values. 
This review is based off the assumption that Rainbow comes as a board book for all pages and is suitable for babies - toddlers. 

Please note: I received an eARC of this book from the publisher via NetGalley. This is an honest and unbiased review.
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I wanted to love this book because I love the idea of it. It's really not bad - kids can learn colours on the basis of the pride flag and learn what those colours stand for.

The illustrations are bright, colourful and show a wonderfully diverse range of people. For my taste though they were a bit too flat and digital.

As a parent I would enjoy reading it to my kids once, but then probably not pick it up again.
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This was so cute! This short and sweet children’s book encourages to love and appreciate all the shades of the rainbow. I loved all the bright colors and so did my toddler.
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The subtitle of this book is a little misleading.  The wording in this book is very generic, and not at all diversity/lgbt related, which was disappointing.  The pictures did not work in my edition, but I felt that the wording left a lot to be desired.
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The art is cute, I LOVE the topic of the book, and I adored how diverse the characters shown are. I just wish there had been more a plot than just describing what each color stands for.
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This children's board book is a great way to teach small children about the significance of the rainbow's colors and the meaning of the pride flag. I enjoyed the simple, colorful illustrations and appreciated the LGBT representation included within the book. I will definitely be purchasing this book.
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A very short and to the point about what each color of the rainbow flag stands for. This would be the perfect first PRIDE book for those interested.
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This book was truly colorful and made you feel joyful to look through the pages. I really enjoyed this children's read. It told you about the colors in the LGBT flag. I didn't know what any of the colors meant, so it was eye opening. I feel that I can also relate to the colors in the LGBT flag.  As a child, I don't know if you would totally notice the same-sex couples in the story. It sort of really a deep thought for a child's mind. To a child, everyone is the same. As an adult, you do notice the different types of couples in the book, but the pictures are still not that noticeable. I did like the message the book had and it was sweet.  I like to just stare at the pictures myself. I look forward to finding more children book like this one.
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Short, sweet and to the point. Rainbow gives a description of each color in the rainbow and how they make people feel. It reminds the reader to be proud of the diversity the rainbow allows and creates.
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Rainbow by Michael Genhart is a book that should be on every library's shelf. It is geared towards a young audience, but it does something I haven't seen in many books about pride for children- it explains the meaning behind the various colors in the rainbow flag. The text is simple and positive and the illustrations are beyond adorable. Families of different races are represented, and heterosexual couples are present along with same sex couples. This book just made me feel happy while I was reading it, and I'm so glad it exists. An excellent book.
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This book was very cute. I liked the illustrations very much. This was a cute way to introduce the LBGTQIA flag and all that it stands for. One love.
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