May 28 – Multiple Births Day

Happy Multiple Births Day!

And if you are a twin, triplet, quadruplet, quintuplet, like the Canandian born Dionne quintuplets – Annette, Emilie, Yvonne, Cecile, and Marie – born in Quebec on May 28, 1934… Happy Birthday to You!

Here are some stories about twins, triplets, and quadruplets.

9808407The Twins; Blanket written and illustrated by Hyewon Yum (2011) Identical twins have shared everything since the day they were born. But now that they are five years old, they have to learn independence.

10771329Donald Duck Goes Camping  (1979) is now a Walt Disney ebook featuring Uncle Donald and his nephews Huey, Duey, and Louie.

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The Tale of Peter Rabbit written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter (2004) is a modern classic of the original tale. Peter and his sisters Flopsy, Mopsy, and Cottontail, are a foursome who live alone with their mother after their father met his demise in Mr. McGregor’s garden. And although Mrs. Rabbit warns her children to stay away from the garden, Peter takes a chance and has a close-call himself.

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