What’s the Difference?, Richards’ third book, is aimed at explaining diversity and acceptance to children ages 2 to 10. It introduces boys and girls to adult world of race relations by teaching them not to be colorblind, but to instead be race aware — recognizing and embracing the differences of the people they encounter in life.
Richards, a father of two who became an Internet sensation with a photo of him fixing one child’s hair while the other sat in a carrier on his chest, has written two previous books: Daddy Doin’ Work, about how to engage moms in helping fatherhood evolve, and the picture book I Wonder: Celebrating Daddies Doin’ Work.
Richards’ work has appeared in online publications such as Upworthy, Refinery29, TODAY Parents, AskMen.com, and Huffington Post. He was a featured speaker at the 2017 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, and has been a keynote speaker at conferences for PwC, LexisNexis, the Dad 2.0 Summit and others.
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