Happy Fathers Day 2019

As today is Fathers Day here are four books to help us celebrate fathers everywhere!


Father’s Day by Shirley Hughes (Author, Illustrator)

Hardcover:           32 pages

Age Range:           3 – 5 years

Publisher:              Walker Books


In this stunning gift edition, Katy and her little brother Olly tell us about their day with Dad. From the fun of waking Dad up in the morning, having a day together at the seaside or even stories with Dad at bedtime, this joyous tale gives readers a snapshot into a child’s day and celebrates the special bond between a father and child.




The Night Before Father’s Day by Natasha Wing (Author), Amy Wummer (Illustrator)

Paperback:           32 pages

Age Range:           5 – 6 years

Publisher:              Grosset & Dunlap


It’s the night before Father’s Day, and Mom and the kids have a plan to surprise Dad with a special gift. When Dad goes for a bike ride, everyone gets to work. Dad wakes up the next day to find his garage newly organized and his car sparkly clean. So, of course, he celebrates by taking everyone for a spin!



Mr Men: My Daddy by Roger Hargreaves (Author, Illustrator)

Paperback: 32 pages

Age Range: 3 – 5 years

Publisher: Egmont


This very special Mr Men book is the perfect gift for Father’s Day.

The Mr Men will help you show your daddy just how much he means to you.

From terrific tickles and funny faces which brighten your day, to strong arms when you’re feeling tired, daddies are funny, silly, strong and cool – lots of the Mr Men rolled into one! Children can also add their own words to the story to make it a really personal gift.

The perfect book for your daddy’s birthday, a new father, Father’s Day, or for giving and sharing any time you want to say I love you, too.

The Mr Men and Little Miss have been delighting children for generations with their charming and funny antics. Bold illustrations and funny stories make Mr Men and Little Miss the perfect story time experience for children aged 2 years and up.


My Dad Board book – 1 May 2003

by Anthony Browne (Author)

Board book: 24 pages

Age Range: 3 – 5 years

Publisher: Doubleday Childrens; New Ed edition


He’s all right, my dad. He’s as strong as a gorilla and as happy as a hippopotamus. He’s a great dancer, a brilliant singer,he’s fantastic at football and he makes me laugh. A lot. But that’s not all that’s great about my dad . . .

A warm, hilarious, witty and very personal tribute to Dad (and to dads everywhere) by the ever-brilliant and inventive Anthony Browne.