Books About Dads

20 Children's Books for Daddy-Kid Cuddle Time | Working Mother

The Great Whipplethorp Bug Collection By Ben Brashares, Elizabeth Bergeland (By (artist)) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316538251
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 11th, 2021

Enjoy this witty, heartwarming exploration of father-son relationships and growing up male in today's culture through the lens of a boy yearning to forge his own identity. Chuck Whipplethorp has a lot to live up to.


Papa, Daddy, & Riley By Seamus Kirst, Devon Holzwarth (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Seamus Kirst, Devon Holzwarth (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781433832390
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Published: Magination Press - May 5th, 2020

ALA's 2021 Rainbow Book List Selection
NCSS-CBC 2021 Notable Social Studies Trade Book
One of Bank Street's 2021 Best Children's Books of the Year


Hair Twins By Raakhee Mirchandani, Holly Hatam (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Raakhee Mirchandani, Holly Hatam (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316495301
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 4th, 2021

A Sikh father and daughter with a special hair bond proudly celebrate and share a family tradition in this charming story perfect for fans of Hair Love and I Love My Hair!

Every morning Papa combs through his daughter's waves like he does his own—parting it down the middle, using coconut oil to get all the tangles out.

Some days he braids her hair in


My Two Dads and Me By Michael Joosten, Izak Zenou (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Michael Joosten, Izak Zenou (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780525580102
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Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - March 26th, 2019

Celebrate Pride every day with this adorable board book for the babies and toddlers of gay fathers, featuring a variety of diverse, loving families with two dads.


Hike By Pete Oswald, Pete Oswald (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Pete Oswald, Pete Oswald (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536219623
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Published: Candlewick - April 18th, 2023

Take to the trails for a celebration of nature — and a day spent with dad.


Ojiichan's Gift By Chieri Uegaki, Genevieve Simms (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Chieri Uegaki, Genevieve Simms (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781771389631
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Published: Kids Can Press - April 2nd, 2019

When Mayumi was born, her grandfather created a garden for her. It was unlike any other garden she knew. It had no flowers or vegetables. Instead, Ojiichan made it out of stones: “big ones, little ones and ones in-between.” Every summer, Mayumi visits her grandfather in Japan, and they tend the garden together. Raking the gravel is her favorite part.


My Day with Gong Gong By Sennah Yee, Elaine Chen (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sennah Yee, Elaine Chen (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781773214290
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Published: Annick Press - September 8th, 2020

A day in Chinatown takes an unexpected turn when a bored little girl makes a connection with her grandpa.


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The Blue House By Phoebe Wahl Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984893369
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - August 11th, 2020

In the tradition of Virginia Lee Burton's The Little House comes a heartfelt story about a father and son learning to accept the new while honoring and celebrating the old.


Carpenter's Helper By Sybil Rosen, Camille Garoche (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sybil Rosen, Camille Garoche (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593123201
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Published: Anne Schwartz Books - March 16th, 2021

A warm, wonderful picture book that gently reminds us of the importance of respecting our natural world and highlights the joys and rewards of helping others.

Join a girl as she helps a mama and papa bird build a nest in her bathroom, hatch their eggs, and teach their babies to fly away.


Grandpa Grumps By Katrina Moore, Xindi Yan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Katrina Moore, Xindi Yan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781499808865
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Published: little bee books - April 7th, 2020

Daisy's Yeh-Yeh is visiting from China, and try as she might, Daisy can't get her grumpy grandpa to smile!

Daisy's Yeh-Yeh is visiting for the first time from China, and Daisy is so excited to meet him! She has big plans for all the fun they'll have together, like tea parties and snow angels, but when Yeh-Yeh arrives, Daisy finds him less jolly than she imagined.


Drawn Together By Minh Lê, Dan Santat (Illustrator), Dan Santat (Cover design or artwork by) Cover Image
By Minh Lê, Dan Santat (Illustrator), Dan Santat (Cover design or artwork by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781484767603
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 5th, 2018

The recipient of six starred reviews and the APALA Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature! Named a Best Book of 2018 by the Wall Street Journal, NPR, Smithsonian, Kirkus Reviews, School Library Journal, Booklist, the Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, BookRiot, the New York Public Library, the Chicago Public Library


Hello, Jimmy! By Anna Walker Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358193586
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Published: Clarion Books - February 9th, 2021

A funny, noisy parrot comes into Jack's life and brings him closer to his dad in an unexpected and moving way in this gorgeous, emotionally resonant picture book from the creator of Florette.

Jack loves staying at his dad’s house. They have tacos and milkshakes, and make each other laugh.


Grandfather Remembers: Memories for My Grandchild By Judith Levy Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780060155612
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Published: Harper - May 7th, 1993

An ingenious "fill-in-the-blanks" album for Grandfather to complete. When finished and given to his grandchild it contains his likes, dislikes, wedding picture, happiest memories -- and more. Lighthearted color illustrations throughout.


Letters to My Grandchild: Write Now. Read Later. Treasure Forever. By Lea Redmond Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781452145754
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 25th, 2015

The must-have grandparents book!

*An Oprah's Favorite Things Pick*

Write now, read later, treasure forever: Whether your grandchild is still a baby or all grown up, sharing your stories is giving the gift of a lifetime. With this keepsake collection of 12 letters, you can fill each with words of wisdom that only a grandparent can impart.


I Love My Daddy [board book] By Giles Andreae, Emma Dodd (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Giles Andreae, Emma Dodd (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781423199700
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 22nd, 2014

With verses and bright pictures designed to inspire smiles, this book from a toddler's point of view captures the love between father and child. Joyful and sweet, it is sure to be enjoyed many times over.


My Daddy and Me  By Linda Ashman, Jane Massey (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Linda Ashman, Jane Massey (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781338359763
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Published: Cartwheel Books - March 3rd, 2020

In the spirit of read-aloud family favorites like Guess How Much I Love You and I Love You Through and Through comes a fresh classic about the eternal love between father and child.

Daddy wakes before I rise.Drinks his coffee. Rubs his eyes.Sees me standing on the stair.Picks me up.


Mister Seahorse: Board Book By Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780399254901
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Published: World of Eric Carle - March 3rd, 2011

This board book edition of Eric Carle's iconic Mister Seahorse dazzles with its brilliant colors and charming cast of characters. 


Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me (The World of Eric Carle) By Eric Carle (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Eric Carle (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9780689829598
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Published: Little Simon - October 1st, 1999

Monica wants the moon to play with, so her Papa sets out to get it. It isn't easy to climb to the moon, but he finally succeeds -- only to find the moon is too big to carry home. Children will love the joyful way in which this problem is solved.
Now available as a Classic Board Book edition, this delightful story literally unfolds as pages open dramatically, extending both outward and upward.


Llama Llama Gram and Grandpa By Anna Dewdney Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780593117750
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - March 17th, 2020

It’s an exciting day for Llama Llama; he’s going to visit Gram and Grandpa Llama and spend the night! His first night away from home….and from Mama. But he makes sure to pack everything he needs. And there are so many fun things to do with Gram and Grandpa. It’s not until he gets ready for bed that he realizes that he’s forgotten something important. Fuzzy Llama!


Nelly Gnu and Daddy Too By Anna Dewdney Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780425289778
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - March 28th, 2017

Drawing. 

 

Reading.

Building.

Painting.

 

These are things Nelly loves to do…but they’re always better with Daddy Gnu!

 


My Daddy (Peppa Pig) By Scholastic, EOne (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Scholastic, EOne (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338228786
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - April 24th, 2018

Learn everything Peppa Pig loves about Daddy Pig in this adorable board book.

Just in time for Father's Day, read all the things Peppa loves about Daddy Pig. From cuddling up for bedtime stories to playing in the sand at the beach, Peppa and George love spending time with Daddy Pig no matter where they are!


Your Baby's First Word Will Be DADA By Jimmy Fallon, Miguel Ordóñez (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jimmy Fallon, Miguel Ordóñez (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250071811
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - June 9th, 2015

#1 New York Times bestseller!

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.


Daddy Cuddles (DaddyMommy) By Anne Gutman, Georg Hallensleben Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780811846745
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 7th, 2005

Animal babies are so adorable that their daddies can't help but cuddle and love them. In this celebration of parental love, each daddy shows how much he loves his baby in his own special way.


Daddy Kisses (Daddy, Mommy) By Anne Gutman, Georg Hallensleben Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780811839143
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 1st, 2003

What could be sweeter than adorable baby animals snuggling with their daddies? This simple board book with warm illustrations feature a variety of animals and celebrate the affection between fathers and children. Cuddles and kisses will surely abound when reading this aloud!


Mighty Dads: A Board Book: A Board Book By Joan Holub, James Dean (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Joan Holub, James Dean (Illustrator)
$6.99
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ISBN: 9780545890366
Published: Cartwheel Books - April 26th, 2016

The New York Times bestselling picture book is now a board book that's just right for little ones and their mighty dads!

From James Dean, the New York Times bestselling artist of Pete the Cat, and bestselling author Joan Holub comes an action-packed construction story all about the ways dads love and support their little ones.


Daddy and Me By Karen Katz, Karen Katz (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Karen Katz, Karen Katz (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780689849060
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Published: Little Simon - May 1st, 2003

Daddy is making a special project. Help him find the tools he needs by looking under the oversized flaps. Working with Daddy is so much fun!


Daddy Hugs (Classic Board Books) By Karen Katz, Karen Katz (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Karen Katz, Karen Katz (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781416941200
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Published: Little Simon - April 24th, 2007

Daddy loves to give Baby hugs to say "I love you!"

Now Baby and Daddy can cuddle and count along with this hug-and-read book perfect for Baby's teeny, tiny hands.


Grandpa and Me: Grandpa and Me By Karen Katz, Karen Katz (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Karen Katz, Karen Katz (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780689866449
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Published: Little Simon - May 1st, 2004

Let's make a pizza with Grandpa! You can help. Lift the large, sturdy flaps to find everything you need.


My Dad Is Amazing! (A Hello!Lucky Book) By Hello!Lucky, Sabrina Moyle, Eunice Moyle (Illustrator) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781419729614
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 3rd, 2018

A joyful tribute to fathers from the bestselling creators of Hello!Lucky! and authors of My Mom is Magical and You Are Fantastic!.

Is your dad cooler than a million popsicles? Tougher than a rhino wrestler? Cuddlier than a ton of bunnies? Celebrate all the things that make Dad amazing with this joyful book!


The Daddy Book By Todd Parr Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316257848
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Published: LB Kids - May 5th, 2015

From New York Times bestselling author Todd Parr, this book celebrates all different kinds of dads and highlights the many reasons they are so special—perfect for Father's Day and beyond!

With his colorful illustrations, playful humor, and inclusive storytelling, beloved author Todd Parr has long been a favorite among young readers and caregivers.


Go, Grandpa, Go! By Lynn Plourde, Sophie Beer (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lynn Plourde, Sophie Beer (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781534452244
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Published: Little Simon - March 10th, 2020

Perfect for all the grandpas who steer the stroller, splash in puddles, and love their grandchildren dearly, this charming board book celebrates the special relationship between grandfathers and their grandkids.

Zig! Zag!
Zip!


I Love My Daddy Because...Board Book By Laurel Porter Gaylord, Ashley Wolff (Illustrator) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780525472506
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - March 30th, 2004

The perfect board book for babies and toddlers to read with Dad!

"I love my daddy because he plays with me. . ."


And Tango Makes Three (Classic Board Books) By Justin Richardson, Peter Parnell, Henry Cole (Illustrator) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781481446952
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Published: Little Simon - June 2nd, 2015

The heartwarming true story of two penguins who create a nontraditional family is now available in a sturdy board book edition.

At the penguin house at the Central Park Zoo, two penguins named Roy and Silo were a little bit different from the others. But their desire for a family was the same.


Me and My Dad! By Alison Ritchie, Alison Edgson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Alison Ritchie, Alison Edgson (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781589255760
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Published: Tiger Tales - March 4th, 2014

Little Bear's dad is simply the best! He wakes up his cub with a tickle on the nose and a kiss. Then the two spend a wonderful day together exploring, splashing through rain, and swimming in the river. At the end of the day, they snuggle together under the stars.


Hop on Pop: The Simplest Seuss for Youngest Use (Bright & Early Board Books(TM)) By Dr. Seuss Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780375828379
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 27th, 2004

Introduce children to Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully witty wordplay with this classic rhyming picture book, known “the simplest Seuss for youngest use.” This board book edition features abridged text for the littlest reader.

HOP
POP
We like to hop.
We like to hop
on top of Pop.


Daddies Are for Catching Fireflies (Puffin Lift-the-Flap) By Harriet Ziefert, Cynthia Jabar (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Harriet Ziefert, Cynthia Jabar (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780140565539
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Published: Puffin Books - May 1st, 1999

Daddies do so many terrific things. A daddy always gives you the best seat at the parade, he reads you bedtime stories, and he tries his best to fix your toys when they break (even if he doesn't always succeed). Filled with soft, beautiful watercolor artwork and lilting text, this lift-the-flap book about all the great things fathers do is perfect for young children.


Ten, Nine, Eight Board Book: A Caldecott Honor Award Winner By Molly Bang, Molly Bang (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Molly Bang, Molly Bang (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780688149017
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Published: Greenwillow Books - September 20th, 1996

A Caldecott Honor Book and ALA Notable Book

A bedtime book and a counting book!

“A delightful bedtime book.”—New York Times


The Berenstain Bears: We Love Our Dad! By Jan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain (Illustrator), Mike Berenstain, Mike Berenstain (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain (Illustrator), Mike Berenstain, Mike Berenstain (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780062075512
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Published: HarperFestival - April 23rd, 2013

In The Berenstain Bears: We Love Our Dad!, the cubs decide to spoil Papa Bear for Father’s Day. Papa Bear is, after all, the best dad there is!


Grandfather Twilight By Barbara Helen Berger Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780698113947
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Published: Puffin Books - November 12th, 1996

When day is gone, and shadows begin to deepen, it is time for Grandfather Twilight to close his book, put on his jacket, and go for a walk through the forest.


Max and the Tag-Along Moon By Floyd Cooper, Floyd Cooper (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Floyd Cooper, Floyd Cooper (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780147515469
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Published: Puffin Books - March 10th, 2015

Experience the wonder of the moon following you home with a Coretta Scott King Award-winning illustrator! Great for Father’s Day and Grandparent’s Day!


The Bat Boy and His Violin By Gavin Curtis, E.B. Lewis (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Gavin Curtis, E.B. Lewis (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780689841156
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Published: Aladdin - January 1st, 2001

A young aspiring violinist learns the value of family ties and team spirit in this picture book lushly illustrated by Caldecott Medal winner E.B. Lewis about a down-on-their-luck baseball team and the music that turns their season around.

Reginald loves to create beautiful music on his violin.


How My Parents Learned to Eat By Ina R. Friedman, Allen Say (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ina R. Friedman, Allen Say (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780395442357
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Published: Clarion Books - April 27th, 1987

An American sailor courts a young Japanese woman and each tries, in secret, to learn the other's way of eating.


Daddy Makes the Best Spaghetti By Anna Grossnickle Hines Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780899197944
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Published: Clarion Books - September 19th, 1988

Not only does Corey's father make the best spaghetti, but he also dresses up as Bathman and acts like a silly dog with pajama legs for ears.


The Grandpa Book By Todd Parr Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780316070430
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 17th, 2011

With his notable and characteristic vibrant illustrations and simple, but poignant text, Todd Parr celebrates the special bond between grandparents and grandchildren. From golfing Grandpas to Grandpas who wiggle their ears, tell stories, and give kisses, this book is a tribute to all the different kinds of Grandpas in the world.


Grandfather's Journey: A Caldecott Award Winner By Allen Say, Allen Say (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Allen Say, Allen Say (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780547076805
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Published: Clarion Books - October 27th, 2008

In this Caldecott Medalwinning picture book, master storyteller Allen Say chronicles his family’s history between Japan and California. A lyrical, breathtaking tale of one man’s love for two countries, Grandfather’s Journey is perfect for fans of Last Stop on Market Street and Thank You, Omu!


Thunder Boy Jr. By Sherman Alexie, Yuyi Morales (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sherman Alexie, Yuyi Morales (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316013727
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 10th, 2016

From New York Times bestselling author Sherman Alexie and Caldecott Honor winning Yuyi Morales comes a striking and beautifully illustrated picture book celebrating the special relationship between father and son.


Grandfather Twilight By Barbara Helen Berger Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399209963
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Published: Philomel Books - November 5th, 1984

When day is gone, and shadows begin to deepen, it is time for Grandfather Twilight to close his book, put on his jacket, and go for a walk through the forest.


Vader’s Little Princess: (Star Wars Kids Book, Star Wars Children’s Book, Geek Dad Books) (Star Wars x Chronicle Books) By Jeffrey Brown Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781452118697
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 23rd, 2013

Darth Vader is learning that being a Sith lord and dedicated father to Princess Leia isn't quite so easy...


Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me (The World of Eric Carle) By Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780887080265
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 20th, 1991

A father will move heaven and earth to delight his daughter in this beloved tale from children’s book legend Eric Carle.

Monica wants to play with the moon, but she can’t quite seem to reach it.


Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me: Miniature Edition (The World of Eric Carle) By Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780887081774
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 20th, 1991

Monica wants to play with the moon, but she can’t quite seem to reach it. This story literally unfolds as the pages extend both outward and upward, and readers will empathize with Monica’s longing for the moon as well as be reassured by her father’s willingness to try to make her dream come true.


The Bear's Song By Benjamin Chaud Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781452114248
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 17th, 2013

New York Times Notable Children's Book


Papa, Do You Love Me? (Mama & Papa, Do You Love Me?) By Barbara M. Joosse, Barbara Lavallee (Illustrator) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780811842655
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 21st, 2005

This follow-up to the best-selling Mama, Do You Love Me? (over one million copies sold in 15 languages!) captures the universal love between a father and child. Set in Africa and featuring the Maasai culture, the beautiful watercolor illustrations, lyrical text, and enduring message are sure to make this another instant classic.


Tell Me a Tattoo Story By Alison McGhee, Eliza Wheeler (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Alison McGhee, Eliza Wheeler (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781452119373
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 12th, 2016

A bestselling author-illustrator duo join forces to create a modern father-son love story. The father tells his little son the story behind each of his tattoos, and together they go on a beautiful journey through family history. There's a tattoo from a favorite book his mother used to read him, one from something his father used to tell him, and one from the longest trip he ever took.


My Papi Has a Motorcycle By Isabel Quintero, Zeke Peña (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Isabel Quintero, Zeke Peña (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525553410
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Published: Kokila - May 14th, 2019

A celebration of the love between a father and daughter, and of a vibrant immigrant neighborhood, by an award-winning author and illustrator duo.

When Daisy Ramona zooms around her neighborhood with her papi on his motorcycle, she sees the people and places she's always known. She also sees a community that is rapidly changing around her.


Gus & Me: The Story of My Granddad and My First Guitar By Keith Richards, Theodora Richards (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Keith Richards, Theodora Richards (Illustrator)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780316320658
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 9th, 2014

An inspiring and touching peek into the childhood of one of the founding members of the Rolling Stones, written by the legendary Keith Richards himself and illustrated by his daughter, Theodora.

Long before there was a band, there was a boy: a young Keith Richards, who was introduced to the joy of music through his beloved granddad, Theodore Augustus Dupree, affectionately


And Tango Makes Three By Justin Richardson, Peter Parnell, Henry Cole (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780689878459
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - June 1st, 2005

And Tango Makes Three is the bestselling, heartwarming true story of two penguins who create a nontraditional family.

At the penguin house at the Central Park Zoo, two penguins named Roy and Silo were a little bit different from the others. But their desire for a family was the same.


Stella Brings the Family By Miriam B. Schiffer Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781452111902
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Published: Chronicle Books - May 5th, 2015

A heartwarming story about a girl, her two dads, and the true meaning of family.

Stella's class is having a Mother's Day celebration, but what's a girl with two daddies to do? It's not that she doesn't have someone who helps her with her homework, or tucks her in at night.


Dr. Seuss's I Love Pop!: A Celebration of Dads (Dr. Seuss's Gift Books) By Dr. Seuss Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781984848123
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - May 7th, 2019

Show Dad some love this Father's Day with this gift book that features art from Dr. Seuss! Includes unrhymed lines about fatherly love and makes an ideal choice instead of a card!


Harriet Gets Carried Away By Jessie Sima, Jessie Sima (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jessie Sima, Jessie Sima (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781481469111
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 6th, 2018

From the author and illustrator of the bestselling Not Quite Narwhal comes a sweet and funny story about remembering where you belong, no matter how far you roam, or what you’re wearing when you get there.

Harriet loves costumes. She wears them to the dentist, to the supermarket, and most importantly, to her super-special dress-up birthday party.


Dad By My Side By Soosh Cover Image
By Soosh
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316438087
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 8th, 2018

A heartwarming celebration of the special relationship between a father and daughter from Instagram sensation Soosh.

Whether they're playing make-believe, making you smile, or warding off monsters under the bed, dads are always there when you need them. Debut picture book artist Soosh celebrates fathers with a gorgeously illustrated and moving story about the parent-child bond.


Ask Me By Bernard Waber, Suzy Lee (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Bernard Waber, Suzy Lee (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780547733944
Availability: Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.
Published: Clarion Books - July 14th, 2015

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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.


Owl Moon By Jane Yolen, John Schoenherr (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jane Yolen, John Schoenherr (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399214578
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Published: Philomel Books - October 23rd, 1987

Celebrating 30 years of the beloved classic Owl Moon from renowned children's book author Jane Yolen and Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator John Schoenherr!

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.
 


I Love Dad with The Very Hungry Caterpillar (The World of Eric Carle) By Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781524785895
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Published: World of Eric Carle - February 27th, 2018

Show Dad how much you care with this little message of love from The Very Hungry Caterpillar!


Father Bear Comes Home (I Can Read Level 1) By Else Holmelund Minarik, Maurice Sendak (Illustrator) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780064440141
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Published: HarperCollins - October 25th, 1978

Welcome home, Father Bear! Little Bear’s father is finally coming home from a long fishing trip. Little Bear is very excited to see him—even if he doesn’t bring the toy Little Bear has been hoping for!


I Love King Dad! (Nella the Princess Knight) (Step into Reading) By Random House, Nneka Myers (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Random House, Nneka Myers (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781524768898
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - December 26th, 2017

This Step into Reading leveled reader stars Nickelodeon's Nella the Princess Knight--and features shiny stickers!


Hop on Pop: The Simplest Seuss for Youngest Use (Beginner Books(R)) By Dr. Seuss Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780394800295
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers -

Introduce children to Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully witty wordplay with this classic rhyming picture book, known as “the simplest Seuss for youngest use.”

HOP
POP
We like to hop.
We like to hop
on top of Pop.


I Love You, Daddy!: A Book for Dads and Kids (Little Golden Book) By Edie Evans, Melanie Demmer (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Edie Evans, Melanie Demmer (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781984892515
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Published: Golden Books - December 31st, 2019

Dads are thanked for all the fun things they do with their children with rhyming text and lovingly illustrated scenes, makes for a perfect gift this Father's Day!       

Daddy, I love you,
and I want you to know,
I have a great time
wherever we go.


Letters to My Grandparent: Write Now. Read Later. Treasure Forever. (Gifts for Grandparents, Thoughtful Gifts, Gifts for Grandmother) By Lea Redmond Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781452159485
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 7th, 2018

Write Now. Read Later. Treasure Forever.

More than 4 million copies sold in the series!

Letters to my Grandparent will inspire you to share memories, drawings, and well wishes for a grandparent to warm their heart.

Each letter begins with a unique prompt like:

  • Here are three special memories I have of us...


Daddy, Papa, and Me By Leslea Newman, Carol Thompson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Leslea Newman, Carol Thompson (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781582462622
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Published: Tricycle Press - June 9th, 2009

A heartwarming board books about gay parents! A great purchase for new parents and new babies alike, and the perfect gift to show your love for daddy, pappa and more!


Because Your Daddy Loves You Board Book By Andrew Clements, R. W. Alley (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Andrew Clements, R. W. Alley (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780358452102
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Published: Clarion Books - May 4th, 2021

This spot-on pairing of words and images is a warm, reassuring, and humorous tribute to dads everywhere.

A day spent with a young child at the beach is filled with many minor dramas—a lost shoe, a ball that floats too far out into the water, a drippy ice-cream cone.