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Father's Day (Kids)

Father's Day is June 20, 2021. Celebrate Dad with these youth picture books and DVDs.

Father's Day by Anne F Rockwell

For Father's Day, the students in Mrs. Madoff's class write and illustrate books about their dads

Llama Llama daddy's day by Anna Dewdney

"Celebrate Father's Day with Llama Llama and Nelly Gnu in this 8X8 based on an episode of the animated Llama Llama Netflix series. Look out, world-Llama Llama is a TV star! The beloved character, made famous by Anna Dewdney's best-selling picture books, is the star of his own original series, now airing on Netflix. In this episode-based 8X8, Llama Llama helps Nelly Gnu make the perfect Father's Day gift for Daddy Gnu! Your little llamas will love relating to their favorite picture book character as he faces new and challenging situations."--Publisher description

I Dad with the very hungry caterpillar by Eric Carle

The very hungry caterpillar shows appreciation, and love, for all the things fathers do for their children.

Papasaurus by Stephan Lomp

Babysaurus loves to play hide-and-seek in the jungle with his Papasaurus, but one day Papasaurus hides and Baby cannot find him--so he asks the other dinosaurs--Stego, Anky, Velo, and others--for help finding his father.

Daddy by Leslie Patricelli

A giggle-inducing ode to special dads everywhere depicts Patricelli's fan-favorite Baby character sharing time with a devoted daddy who plays horsey, sings, cooks, cleans and, most especially, loves his little one.

How to surprise a dad by Jean Reagan

"Two siblings provide instructions for how to surprise one's dad, including surprises you can make, do, or find--and how to plan a Special Day surprise party for him"--

My daddy and me by Linda Ashman

A celebration of fathers and their sons and daughters

The Berenstain Bears and the Papa's day surprise by Stan Berenstain

Papa Bear makes it clear to his family that he does not believe in celebrating Fathers' Day, then changes his opinion but fears it may be too late for any special treatment.

Daddies are awesome by Meredith Costain

An ode to fathers and all that they do with--and for--their kids, brought to life by puppy and daddy dog illustrations.

Just like my Papa by Toni Buzzeo

A lion cub wants to emulate his father, the king of the pride

The daddy book by Todd Parr

Simple text and colorful illustrations present a variety of fathers, describing the things that make them unique as well as similar, including their appearance, their jobs, and the activities they enjoy with their children.

Me and my dad! by Alison Ritchie

Rhyming text describes a day of fun and adventure that a bear shares with his father

Sea Monsters presents Father's Day

Father's Day is approaching, and Sea creatures everywhere are thrilled to compete for the top prize in the annual Deep Sea Burp contest, and none more than Charlie, a little fish with a big dream! Accompanied by his best friend, Mucus, and aided by a variety of colorful characters along the way, little Charlie navigates his way through an excellent ocean adventure, and discovers that love is the most valuable prize of all!

Clifford's day with Dad by Norman Bridwell

When Clifford visits his Dad in the country, they spend a fun day fetching, digging, and playing together

My daddy rules the world : poems about fathers by Hope Anita Smith

"A picture book of poems that celebrate fathers from a two-time Coretta Scott King Honor-winning poet"--

I love my daddy by Giles Andreae

A father and child enjoy special time together playing on the swings, singing and dancing, having snacks, and cuddling

Tyrannosaurus dad by Liz Rosenberg

Tobias's father is different from other dads, not only because he is a tyrannosaurus but also because he is busy all of the time, but when disaster looms during Field Day at Tobias's school, his dad comes through

I love King Dad!

Princess Nella spends the day with her father, the king.

Just like Daddy by Ovi Nedelcu

Simple text and colorful illustrations invite readers to follow a day in the life of a little boy and his daddy, with a gently ironic comparison of how the day unfolds for each of them

Daddy day care

When two fathers find themselves out of work, they decide to start a day care center. When their business starts to take off, the head of a competing prestigious childrens academy tries, with hilarious results, to put them out of business

Daddy is a cozy hug by Rhonda Gowler Greene

A child celebrates all of the wonderful things a father can be throughout the year, from a wiggling fish in summer to a warm blanket in winter

My Maddy by Gayle E Pitman

A child celebrates her Maddy, who is neither mommy nor daddy but a little bit of both, like so many things in nature. Includes note to parents.

The best part of daddy's day by Claire Alexander

When Bertie goes to school, he tries to be just like his daddy at his work at the construction site, and when the two get home, they share what their days were like, and what their favorite parts were

My Papa is a princess by Doug Cenko

View a father through the eyes of his daughter as they play, cook, and imagine together

My dad, my hero by Ethan Long

A boy determines his father does not have super powers, but with all the time they spend together he is indeed a hero.
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