Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Books for Littles Ones to Read with Dad

Reading together is something we make time for whenever we see each other. This Father's Day, set aside some time to read books about dad with your little one.

Gator Dad by Brian Lies 
Published in May this year Brian Lies's new picture book shows readers the wonderful—and often different—ways that children connect with their fathers.
From seemingly mundane tasks such as grocery shopping to more active pursuits like a romp at the park and fort-building, a loving and playful father alligator shows his gator kids that the simplest pleasures done together can make for an incredibly fun day. This heartwarming story demonstrates a series of very special ways children can connect with their fathers and should appeal to parents and little readers everywhere.

DaDa by Jimmy Fallon Written by Emmy Award and Grammy Award winner Jimmy Fallon.  He did everything in his power to ensure that his daughter's first word would be "Dada!" He was determined that his daughter would say "Dada!" before any other word. Children enjoy the silly story and the cute, simple pictures. They also love answering with what the animal says Dada? Moo! Dada? Quack!

Daddies Are Awesome by Meredith Costain
Did you know daddies are awesome! They're warm and delicious. They tickle and hug you and shower you with kisses. Loving and thoughtful, playful and daring, cuddly and caring--daddies are awesome. This gentle rhyming text celebrates the special bond between father and child. Adorable doggy daddy and pup illustrations make this perfect for sharing!

A Perfect Father's Day by Eve Bunting
Four-year-old Susie gives her dad her idea of the perfect Father's Day: A fast food restaurant for lunch, feeding birds at the park, a ride on the carousel, the swings . . . they even top their day off with balloons! This sweet treat of a book, in a new paper-over-board gift edition with foil cover accents, is the perfect story for dads and kids to share on a perfect Father's Day.

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