Singapore is putting the freeze on a children’s book about the Central Park Zoo’s “gay” penguin couple — by taking copies from libraries and destroying them.
The country’s National Library Board will pulp three copies of “And Tango Makes Three”, claiming the tale is inappropriate, government officials said.
“[We] support teaching children about conventional families, but not about alternative, nontraditional families,” said Yaacob Ibrahim, the country’s minister of communications.
But the book’s West Village-based authors — Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell — say the issue is not so, well, black and white.
“Public attitudes are changing, and the government in Singapore is underestimating its people,” Richardson, 59, told The Post.
The story, published in 2005, is based on Roy and Silo, the male chinstrap penguins who together tried to hatch a rock as if it were an egg.
Singapore bans book based on Central Park Zoo"s "gay" penguins