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Breaking old stereotypes and showcasing active fatherhood
A father and daughter walk through their neighborhood, brimming with questions as they explore their world. With so many things to enjoy, and so many ways to ask—and talk—about them, it's a snapshot of an ordinary day in a world that's anything but. This story is a heartwarming and inviting picture book with a tenderly written story by Bernard Waber and glorious illustrations by Suzy Lee.
Daddy And Me
Fathers, Finger Puppet
It's time for an adventure in the wild...with Daddy! Read along and play with your baby or toddler through this story of a very busy day in the jungle. Wiggle the cute lion plush puppet to engage and interest your little boy or girl. Bright artwork and sweet rhyming text make this finger puppet book a favorite for daddy to ready with their daughter, son or grandchildren!
Daddy And Me
Little Bear and Daddy Bear share a special day together exploring the woods in this heartwarming story that captures the special bond shared between a father and child. Beautiful illustrations paired with lively, rhyming text will keep little ones entertained and engaged while following along to this sweet woodland story. Join Little Bear as she plays, explores, and learns with her daddy while sharing lots of hugs and support along the way! A cute and cozy sturdy board book perfect for storytime or bedtime with Dad! Check out all of the other books in the Cottage Door Press collection, including other perfect gifts for Father's Day, expectant fathers, your little boy or girl, and all occasions. -Beautifully captures the unconditional love shared between a parent and child -Sweet and playful illustrations by well-known artist, Sydney Hanson, and rhyming text make for an engaging and entertaining read for your daughter or son -Sturdy large board pages and padded durable cover suitable for even the littlest babies and toddlers. Easy for little ones to follow along as they share the story together. -Touches on themes of empathy, bonding, encouragement, and unconditional love -Perfect gift for baby showers, a birthday, Father's Day, new dads, little valentines, first libraries, grandfathers, and more!
African American Leads, Fathers
This board book is a sweet, uplifting celebration of a Black father and his child’s imagination and underscores the power of a dad’s loving presence in his child’s life. Daddy's Arms is a fun children’s book that tells the story of a little boy’s adorable and amusing everyday interactions with his dad. Whether it’s playtime, bath time, or bedtime, this wildly imaginative child has his dad’s arms take center stage for every fantastic new adventure. Parents and guardians will enjoy reading Daddy’s Arms to kids, just as much as kids will enjoy listening to this tale that celebrates the bond between father and child and the joys of fatherhood.
Growing Vegetable Soup
Fathers, Gardening, Food
This is the boldest, brassiest garden book to hit the market, and what a delight. Intensely colored graphics capture the complete growing process from seed to cooking pot, with the focus on the plants. The unseen narrator describes the process of growing vegetable soup, from preparing the tools and digging holes for the seeds to weeding plants; picking vegetables; washing, chopping, and cooking themand finally enjoying the homemade soup while planning to grow more next year. It's a fresh presentation of the gardening cycle with a joyful conclusion, and the added attraction of an easy and tasty recipe for vegetable soup on the flyleaf. A book to help nourish healthy readers. (Barbara Peklo Serling, Oneida City Schools, N.Y.)
I Love You, Daddy
In this beautiful board book Daddy Bear shows his love in many ways, from making breakfast to playing music to showing Baby Bear how to ride a bike. This padded board book is a wonderful way to share the warm sentiments between a father and child. The lovable bears show how the daddy and baby are loving friends, spending time together. Every moment spent with your child is precious, and what better way to let them know that than by taking them on a wonderful adventure showcasing some of the exciting things a father and child can share together. -Soft padded cover board book -Perfect for everyday reading -Charming Daddy and Baby Story, featuring illustrations of cuddly bears -Gentle illustrations made for a soothing bedtime reading routine -Add to a young reader's library, today! This charmingly illustrated padded board book has a soft cover making it easy for little hands to hold. These sweet children's board books are perfect for everyday reading or to give as gifts for a new baby and other special occasions such as, birthday gifts, baby shower wishing well gifts or for holidays such as Christmas, Easter or Valentine's Day. Whether you're looking for well-known tales, tender or funny animal stories, or educational board books for toddlers, Little Hippo® padded board books will become bedtime, or anytime, reading favorites! Padded Board Book 24 Pages 6.25 inches x 8.25 inches Ages 1 to 5
I Love You, Daddy
Little Bear is ready for some grown-up adventures - at least, Daddy Bear thinks so. But they soon discover that Little Bear needs a helping hand. And who can help out better than Daddy Bear? I Love You, Daddy is a tale of encouragement and unconditional parental love that your little boy or girl will love to read with their father. Read along in this fun and playful story, written by Jillian Harker and beautifully illustrated by Kristina Stephenson. -I Love You Daddy celebrates the bond between children and their father with this wonderful story and beautifully illustrated book -Hardcover picture book perfect for special reading time together. This charming story is perfect for your storytime rotation! -Vibrant illustrations and easy-to-read text make this a perfect story for young readers to practice reading aloud as they get older -Great gift for births, showers, Father's Day, birthdays, or any special day to celebrate father's all year long! -The "I Love You" series from Parragon is a wonderful collection of books. Look for all titles available including Mommy, Daddy, Grandma, and Grandpa to share in the experience
Curious minds are rewarded with curious answers in a fantastical bedtime book by Mac Barnett and Isabelle Arsenault. Why is the ocean blue? What is the rain? What happened to the dinosaurs? It might be time for bed, but one child is too full of questions about the world to go to sleep just yet. Little ones and their parents will be charmed and delighted as a patient father offers up increasingly creative responses to his child’s nighttime wonderings. Any child who has ever asked “Why?” — and any parent who has attempted an explanation — will recognize themselves in this sweet storybook for dreamers who are looking for answers beyond “Just because.”
Just Me and My Dad
Little Critter is exploring the great outdoors with his dad in this heartwarming and funny classic. The perfect gift to celebrate dad this Father's Day--this sweet story makes a great read aloud storytime with toddlers. Whether he and his dad are canoeing, fishing, or building a campfire, parents and children alike will relate to this beloved story. A perfect gift for Father’s Day . . . or any day!
Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale
Fathers, Friendship, Caldecott Medal
Trixie, Daddy, and Knuffle Bunny take a trip to the neighborhood Laundromat. But the exciting adventure takes a dramatic turn when Trixie realizes somebunny was left behind Using a combination of muted black-and-white photographs and expressive illustrations, this stunning book tells a brilliantly true-to-life tale about what happens when Daddy's in charge and things go terribly, hilariously wrong.
Leo Loves Daddy
Fathers, African American Leads
Leo, Lola’s little brother from Leo Loves Baby Time, is back in a new adventure with Daddy! Perfect for Father's Day or every day, this sweet companion to Leo Loves Mommy and spin-off of the best-selling Lola Reads series celebrates the love between young children and their dads. Leo and Daddy love to make pancakes for breakfast, dance to the beat, and go to the park together. When it's time to sleep, Daddy's hugs are the snuggliest.
Caldecott Medal, Fathers
Late one winter night a little girl and her father go owling. The trees stand still as statues and the world is silent as a dream. Whoo-whoo-whoo, the father calls to the mysterious nighttime bird. But there is no answer. Wordlessly the two companions walk along, for when you go owling you don't need words. You don't need anything but hope. Sometimes there isn't an owl, but sometimes there is. Distinguished author Jane Yolen has created a gentle, poetic story that lovingly depicts the special companionship of a young child and her father as well as humankind's close relationship to the natural world. Wonderfully complemented by John Schoenherr's soft, exquisite watercolor illustrations, this is a verbal and visual treasure, perfect for reading around and sharing at bedtime.
Babysaurus loves playing hide-and-seek with his Papasaurus. But one day, no matter where he looks, he can't find him, so Babysaurus turns to his prehistoric friends for help. Where can his Papasaurus be? Of course, Papasaurus has been right there all along, and when Babysaurus needs a little help, Papasaurus is ready with a big kiss and more games. This colorful and reassuring book is a fresh twist on a perennial theme that will win the hearts of little ones and their papas alike.
The One and Only Sparkella
Being Yourself, Celebrity Authors, Fathers, School
Leading actor, producer and director Channing Tatum's picture book debut, The One and Only Sparkella is a charming ode to self-esteem and the love between a father and daughter―illustrated by Kim Barnes. Ella is excited for her first day at a new school. Glimmering pencil case? Check! Shimmering backpack? Check! Glittery ribbons in her hair? Check! She can't wait to meet the other kids and share her sparkly personality. But her first day doesn't go quite as planned: Her new classmates don't like her disco-ball shoes, her PB&J-with-sprinkles sandwich, or her rainbow-y unicorn painting. Ella decides to try to be less sparkly at school the next day so the other kids won't make fun of her. But with a little help from her dad, she soon learns the importance of just being herself, no matter what other people say.
What We’ll Build
Lovey Dovey, Fathers
A spectacular new title from world-renowned artist Oliver Jeffers, creator of the million-copy selling, global phenomenon Here We Are! What shall we build, you and I? I’ll build your future and you’ll build mine. We’ll build a watch to keep our time. A father and daughter set about laying the foundations for their life together. Using their own special tools, they get to work; building memories to cherish, a home to keep them safe and love to keep them warm. From renowned, internationally bestselling picture-book creator and visual artist, Oliver Jeffers, comes this rare and enduring story about a parent’s boundless love, life’s endless opportunities and all we need to build a together future.
Why a Daughter Needs a Dad
This new picture book for kids ages 3-7 and beyond is a touching story showing all the ways a father will help his daughter grow. This is the gift for every girl dad and little girl to celebrate their special bond! Featuring charming animal illustrations and heartwarming rhymes about the moments fathers and daughters share, Why a Daughter Needs a Dad is the perfect story to connect father and child together. From the first time I held you, so perfect and new, I promised to do everything that I could do To help you become your most wonderful YOU, My darling, my daughter, my girl. For new dads, fathers-to-be, or for that perfect father-daughter moment at birthdays and other special occasions, this sweet storybook celebrates how a father is always there for his little girl. reminding her to be artistic, thoughtful, honest, and smart, but most of all, true to herself.
Your Baby's First Word Will Be Dada
Celebrity Authors, Fathers
Your baby's first word will be . . . "Dada!" Right? Everyone knows that fathers wage a secret campaign to ensure that their babies' first word is "Dada!" But how does it work? One of the most popular entertainers in the world and NBC's The Tonight Show host, Jimmy Fallon, shows you how.
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