Tommy Tutu - Based on True Events
Art + Story by Lindsay Ford
(from Nanaimo, BC)
One day, Tommy wears a pink tutu to school. After his mother expresses her concern, Tommy decides to wear it anyway. Bullying becomes a minor problem as Tommy discovers he has a bigger problem to face; which toilet should Tommy use? The girls’ or the boys’?
Inspired by a true story, this is a book about staying true to yourself. Tommy has to overcome a lot of things: nay-sayers, bullies, social norms, self-doubt; yet he stays true to himself.
A forward-thinking book relevant in today’s changing world: Tommy Tutu inspires adults and children alike. Tommy Tutu is part of the Awkward+Awesome book series, a revolutionary reading movement where everything weird is wonderful.
Part of the Awkward + Awesome Series
Bread + Clutter Books
Created in Canada