As the month of June approaches, we have lots of things to look forward to. The weather is abundantly sunny and warm, kids are graduating, we can enjoy biking, camping, boating, and of course, Father’s Day. Every June we honor the dads and special male figures in our lives. These are the men who listen to us, advise and counsel us, protect us and make us feel everything is going to be okay. They are the heroes in our lives.
Father’s Day is celebrated every year on the third Sunday of June. As this date nears, we have some time to reflect on what to give the special men in our lives. For kids, most of them just want quality time with their dads. And an ideal activity they can do together is reading some favorite stories and exploring new titles together. Here are three adorable father’s day books that both kids and dads will love.
Why a Son Needs a Day is an endearing picture book that’s filled with warm words and beautiful animal illustrations. On each page, kids will read about different father animals bonding with and sharing words of wisdom with their young sons. Written in a rhyming format, the heartwarming content is not only touching, it’s great advice for young children today. This book would make a perfect Father’s Day gift, birthday present for dad, or treasure for any home library.
Cave Dada, Picky Eater is a humorous and relatable story about a prehistoric dad and his baba. Little baba is hungry and he is not going to let dada sleep in. Baba wants an egg for breakfast, but dada does not have any. Dada offers lots and lots of other foods for breakfast, but no, baba wants an egg. Baba starts crying and crying, so what is an exhausted cave dada to do? There are very few words in this story because the beautiful illustrations say it all. secret code: embrace.
You Be Daddy is a charming picture book about a dad that is too tired to be daddy tonight. He asks his son to take over and be the daddy. Written in a rhyming format, the story shares all the hard work it takes to be a daddy. It’s filled with humor and heartwarming relatable truths about being a daddy. The colorful illustrations are captivating and speak volumes. It’s the perfect book for Father’s Day and a bedtime story.
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