5 Children’s Books About Dads : Father’s Day Special

Jun 16 • Early Learning, Family Fun, Featured • 958 Views • Comments Off on 5 Children’s Books About Dads : Father’s Day Special

How about buying a lovely new book for daddy to read with the kids this Father’s Day? Here are some of the best children’s books featuring dads:

1. Papa. Please Get the Moon for Me by Eric Carle

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This one is especially good for fathers and daughters. An Eric Carle classic, it is the sweet tale of papa building a ladder all the way to the moon to get it for his daughter.

2. My Dad is Brilliant by Nick Butterworth

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Everyone’s dad is good at something, right? Well, the father in this book is a whizz on roller skates and is as strong as a gorilla!

3. The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish by Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean.

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Adult novelist Neil Gaiman wrote this fabulous  tale about what happens when a boy swaps his dad for a couple of fish but doesn’t quite think through the consequences. A story about taking dads for granted.


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4. Guess How Much I Love You?  by Sam McBratney

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An absolute classic about the love between a father bunny and his kid, Little Nutbrown. Heartwarming stuff.

5. My Dad’s a Birdman by David Almond and Polly Dunbar

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For older children, this is the story of Lizzie whose dad starts to make himself a pair of wings one day…

Do you have a favourite children’s book that your dad used to read to you?


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