Books for dads
9 books to enjoy with Dad this Father’s Day
The third Sunday in June is a time to celebrate fathers and all those who are like fathers. Father’s Day Ann Heinrichs This celebrations picture book covers the origins of Father’s Day and explains how songs, poems and food can prove useful in showing our appreciation for fathers and stepfathers. Handy Dad: 25 Awesome Projects For Dads and Kids Todd Davis Skate ramps, zip lines, go-carts and more! In this super-fun book, Todd Davis extreme sports athlete presents 25 awesome projects for dads to build with their kids. Just Me and My Dad Mercer Mayer The Little Critters in the book are a cross between trolls, bears, and porcupines . . . and they certainly are humorous to consider. Building with Dad Carol Nevius A little boy joins his father at a construction site. When Dad’s at Sea Mindy L. Pelton Emily’s dad is in the military and sometimes he has to leave for months at a time. Emily knows her dad’s job is important, but she doesn’t want him to leave! Her dad makes her a paper chain to count down the days of his trip. Me and My Dad! Alison Ritchie Little Bear and his dad do wonderful things – exploring high mountains, swimming in the rain, and telling stories as the stars come out. Best of all, they do everything together! Tyrannosaurus Dad Liz Rosenberg Tobias’s father is a lot like other fa- thers – he likes corny jokes, and doing magic tricks, and works really hard at the office. But there the resemblance ends. He has teeth as sharp as steak knives, is 40 feet high, and weighs as much as a locomotive. He is, in fact, a Tyrannosaurus. My Dad and Me Alyssa Satin Capucilli Celebrate special moments between dads and their children! The double flaps in this book reveal children of different cultures with their fathers and mothers as they share special moments. My Dad is Big and Strong, But ...
Every night it’s the same old thing, with dad refusing to go to bed. He wants to play and read stories. When he makes his pleading face, I always give in and read him another story.
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