Books about Dads: Board Books

Why, Daddy? Why? Cover Image
By Tamara Girardi, Nichola Cowdery (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781641706612
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Published: Familius - May 10th, 2022

Why are your arms so much longer than mine, Daddy? Why? 
So I can scoop you up into the biggest, best bear hugs!


You know you’re a parent when it feels like you hear the word “Why?” a million times a day. In this adorable board book, a cuddly papa bear uses his cub’s naturally inquisitive nature to show the many forms of his love.


I Love You More Than . . . Cover Image
By Taye Diggs, Shane W. Evans (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250813701
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - May 17th, 2022

I Love You More Than... by Taye Diggs, illustrated by Shane W. Evans, and now available as a board book, is perfect for families who are separated, whatever the circumstances.

My child.


I am not always with you
as much as I’d like.

But you are always in my mind
and my heart.


Daddy Hugs Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316702843
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Published: LB Kids - May 18th, 2021

From furry bears to silky hares, Caldecott Honoree Nancy Tafuri celebrates the extra special bond between daddies and their babies in this perfect gift for Father's Day.

Little ones love daddy hugs.
Feathered hugs . . . whiskered hugs . . .


Hush, Little Bunny Board Book Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062845238
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 15th, 2022

This heartwarming classic board book is the perfect gift for Easter baskets, Father's Day, baby showers, and all year long. Fans of Kevin Henkes and Beatrix Potter will adore this gorgeously illustrated story, which is the ideal size for tiny hands.

Come, little bunny, don’t be shy . . .


More and More (Emma Dodd's Love You Books) Cover Image
By Emma Dodd, Emma Dodd (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781536223798
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Published: Templar - March 1st, 2022

I love every bit of you—
your eyes and ears and nose.
I love every bit of you,
from your head down to your toes.


Leo Loves Daddy (Leo Can!) Cover Image
By Anna McQuinn, Ruth Hearson (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781623542412
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Published: Charlesbridge - March 16th, 2021

Leo, Lola’s little brother from Leo Loves Baby Time, is back in a new adventure with Daddy! 


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

Now in a sturdy board book format, the classic Because Your Daddy Loves You makes the perfect gift—whether you're celebrating Father's Day, a new dad, or just the special bond between a father and child . . .


Daddy (Leslie Patricelli board books) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536203820
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Published: Candlewick - March 2nd, 2021

From everyone’s favorite one-haired baby comes a fond and funny ode to a special daddy, for Father’s Day or any day.

Uppy, Daddy! Up so high.
On the shoulders. Touch the sky.


Dad By My Side Cover Image
By Soosh
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316438131
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Published: LB Kids - May 5th, 2020

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.

When Soosh first posted her initial series of images of a larger-than-life father and his adorable daughter on Instagram, fans from across the world immediately took notice with over 2 million views on a popular viral content website in a single week.

These illustrations now come together in a universally relatable story of familial love for parents and children to share.


My Two Dads and Me 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.

Families with same-sex parents are celebrated in this board book that follows busy dads and their kids throughout their day—eating breakfast, getting dressed, heading out to the park, and settling back in at night with a bubble bath and a good-night lullaby. LGBTQ+ parents and their friends and families will welcome this inclusive and cheerful book that reflects their own lives and family makeup.  

With artwork by acclaimed fashion illustrator Izak Zenou, this is a stylish, smart, humorous, family-focused book that will have babies and their two dads giggling as they enjoy it together. It's an ideal baby-shower and first-birthday gift.

And look for its companion board book, My Two Moms and Me.

"will undoubtedly be scooped up by families seeking queer representation in board books."—Kirkus


Tad and Dad Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593111277
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - February 2nd, 2021

Caldecott Honor winner David Ezra Stein's funny--and tender--tale of a growing tadpole who loves his frog dad so much he never gives him a moment's peace.


My Daddy (Peppa Pig) 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!


How to Surprise a Dad (How To Series) Cover Image
By Jean Reagan, Lee Wildish (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781984849595
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - March 26th, 2019


So you want to surprise your dad? You’re in luck! The pages of this book are full of tips on how to become a super dad surpriser, including tips for things you can make, do, or find—just for your dad.

Be sure to read up on:
·      Yummy treats and presents for a dad
·      What to do if he starts getting suspicious
·      How to prepare for the big moment (where to hide everyone, and how to practice whispering “Surprise!”)
 
From the author-illustrator team behind the New York Times bestselling HOW TO... series comes an adorable, funny, surprising celebration of dads!


Daddy, Papa, and Me Cover Image
By Leslea Newman, Carol Thompson (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781582462622
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Published: Tricycle Press - June 9th, 2009

Rhythmic text and illustrations with universal appeal show a toddler spending the day with its daddies. From hide-and-seek to dress-up, then bath time and a kiss goodnight, there's no limit to what a loving family can do together. Share the loving bond between same-sex parents and their children.


My Dad Is Amazing! (A Hello!Lucky Book) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781419729614
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Published: Abrams Appleseed - April 3rd, 2018

My Mom Is Magical, featuring a magical unicorn, and My Dad Is Amazing​, featuring a mythical yeti, are joyful tributes to just how amazing parents (and their kids!) are.


Papi (Leslie Patricelli board books) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781536218121
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Published: Candlewick - March 2nd, 2021

From everyone’s favorite one-haired baby comes a fond and funny ode in Spanish to a special papi, for Father’s Day or any day.

¡Papi hace cosquillas! ¡Papi canta! ¡Papi acurruca! Bebe comparte un poema cariñoso y divertido dedicado a un papá muy especial.


Uppy, Daddy! Up so high.


Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me (The World of Eric Carle) 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.


Quiero a mi papa Porque (I Love My Daddy Because English / Spanishedition) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780525472513
Availability: Unavailable to Order
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. . ."


Papá, por favor, bájame la luna (Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me) (The World of Eric Carle) Cover Image
By Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9781534413276
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Published: Libros Para Ninos - April 24th, 2018

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

Monica wants to play with the moon, so her papa sets out to get it. It isn’t easy to climb to the moon, but he finally succeeds—only to find it’s too big to carry home.