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Friday, 17 June 2016

CHILDRENS PICTURE BOOKS FOR FATHERS DAY

A selection of perfect childrens picture books for Fathers Day. 
Books about their special bond, sharing adventures and their love. 




WHEN DAD SHOWED ME THE UNIVERSE BY ULF STARK
CHILDRENS 5+
A father takes his son out on a night time adventure to show him the universe hoping to inspire him and share his own interests. However when the child sees the world from a different viewpoint both their eyes are opened in new ways. A poignant funny tale with sensitive illustrations that really capture their emotional journey. Even though they have a wonderful time for different reasons the memory of their trip will always be remembered together. Philosophical
ISBN: 9781927271827 PB Gecko Press £6.99
5/5 Stars


A BRAVE BEAR BY SEAN TAYLOR
PICTURE BOOK 3+
A young bear goes on a fun adventure with his dad. This story explores their father son relationship as they run and jump in the forest but what happens when little bear falls down? His dad helps him of course! Emanating a wonderful sense of security, comfort and the closeness of family this is a charming story for Fathers Day. The illustrations really capture their bond as well as the hot sunny day.
ISBN: 9781406351323 HB Walker Books Ltd £11.99

5/5 Stars


AMAZING DADDY BY RACHEL BRIGHT
PICTURE BOOK 3+
A glorious rhyming thankyou to all amazing fathers. Join Daddy Panda and Little Panda as they share their special moments and really bond over different activities such as story time, cooking and bath time. Many will recognise traits of their own Dads and the joyful bright illustrations really bring this joyful picture book to life. Full of warmth, love and laughter this is like giving a big bear hug wrapped up as a book.
  • Hachette Children's Group PB iSBN: 9781408331682 £6.99



 I LOVE YOU MORE AND MORE BY NICKY BENSON & ILLUSTRATED BY JONNY LAMBERT
PICTURE BOOK 2+
A gorgeously illustrated celebration of the eternal love and bond between a parent and child. Simple lyrical rhyming text set in a twilight world as a bear takes his cub on a journey of discovery through dense woodland, blue mountains and sparkling rivers. This makes a beautiful gift for the very young or new parent. Ideal for fans of Guess How Much I Love You.
ISBN:9781848692114 HB Little Tiger Press £10.99
5/5 Stars


Daddy Pig's Words of Wisdom 

Daddy Pig is an expert on many things - looking after Peppa and George, DIY, cooking and much more.
Find out his top tips and celebrate all the things that are wonderful about daddies with this perfect gift for children to share with their fathers. Based on the hit preschool animation Peppa Pig, shown daily on Five's Milkshake and Nick Jnr.
  • Penguin Books Ltd ISBN: 9780241249888 £5.99 HB


I Love My Daddy by Giles Andreae

From the author of Giraffes Can't Dance and the award-winning team behind I Love My Mummy, comes a celebration of the special relationship between father and child.
The joy of spending a fun-filled day with Daddy is explored with true-to-life humour and lovely pictures.
The perfect present for every family, this book will delight time and time again.
From bestselling author Giles Andreae, whose rhyming text perfectly captures the joys of everyday family life; and award-winning illustrator, Emma Dodd, whose exuberant but tender illustrations delight children and their parents everywhere.
  • Hachette Children's Group ISBN: 9781408313015 £6.99 PB


Spot Loves His Dad by Eric Hill.
In 'Spot Loves His Dad', Spot enjoys spending time with his Dad.
They do lots of fun things together - from playing football to flying a kite to feeding ducks.
Spot loves Dad, and Dad loves Spot. This book is delightful for father and son to share together. And will make an especially lovely gift - for Father's Day, a birthday - or any other celebration day!
Spot story books have been delighting children and parents for years with their gentle storylines and bright, colourful scenes.
Spot is always the star of these books and his experiences with his family, friends and the wider world are those experienced by very young children.
Eric Hill's wonderfully bold and simple illustrations have ensured Spot has become a modern classic and everyone's favourite puppy. 
Penguin Books Ltd hb  ISBN: 9780723254829 £4.99


JUST LIKE MY DAD BY DAVID MELLING
One little lion cub can't wait to grow up and do everything just like his dad. From the bestselling creator of Hugless Douglas, this humorous, touching tale is for anyone who loves their dad - even if they are moody, lazy and good at pretending to be busy! David Melling is one of the UK's best-loved author-illustrators and his stories combine brilliantly imaginative illustrations with an endearing sense of what it is like to be a small child learning about the world.
  •  Hachette Children's Group PB ISBN: 9780340944035 £6.99