Books featuring moms are very common. But since we are an Equal Parenting community that believes Dads play an important role in the entire journey, not just reading journey and that they deserve to be celebrated (not just on Father’s Day) – we all curated this heartwarming list of Books on Dads!
0 – 3 years
Besos For Baby (Spanish and English book)
I Love You, Little Monster (0-5 years)
I Love You More than Plunder (1-6 years)
Peter Rabbit: I Love You Daddy (1-5 years)
Amazing Daddy (1-5 years)
Abba’s Day (2-8 years)
Rory the Dinosaur: Me and My Dad (board book for 0-3 years). Neha Roy Chowdhury has this book and recommends it:
This is a beautiful story about the dad and his kid. It’s a big shout out to all the dads who work so hard to keep their kid safe. It shows how parents let the kids follow their dreams but always be there when they need them. The story is beautifully written with cute visuals. My 2.5 year son loves to read it daily.
3 – 6 years
Giggi and Daddy (3-7 years)
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Asha is in love with this book!
“This fun book by Richa Jha, published by Pickle Yolk Books is a must must have and makes the perfect Father’s Day Gift. It shares the Dad’s perspective, his imaginary perspective which shows brilliance in the author’s creativity, for every hands-on dad wishes to do everything in the parenting journey. It’s a fun and funny, it has it’s awwww emotional moments and it brings a huge smile on the reader’s face. If you’re looking for a feel good book on Dads for Dads – this would be my first choice. “
This book has floored many of our members – both parents and children. Quoting Roshna Vinod Menon, who got this book especially for Father’s Day,
“The book is about a brave dad penguin who protects the egg while mamma penguin is away gone for fishing. An imaginative, adventurous story with some supernatural elements in it. A story about penguins at the North Pole. Lakshana is in awe of the art in this book.. well Debi Gliori illustrations are awesome as always. Can brave Daddy Penguin and his new little one get all the way home before Mummy returns? Well find it out yourself. Recommended for age 3+. Perfect gift for father’s day. “
Interrupting Chicken series (4-7 years)
I Love You, Daddy! (Little Golden Book, 2-5 years)
Hair Love: Based on the Oscar-Winning Short Film (5-7 years)
The Berenstain Bears and the Papa’s Day Surprise (3-7 years)
Daddy, Don’t Let Go! A book on learning how to ride a cycle and watching your childoo grow up faster than you imagined! (4-8 years)
Froggy’s Day with Dad (2-5 years)
Daddy Lion’s Tea Party (2-6 years)
Father’s Day: Poems Father’s Day (3-10 years)
Books on Dads recommended for 6+ years
I Love You More Than the Smell of Swamp Gas (4-8 years)
Dad By My Side (4-8 years)
My Daddy and The Well (Hook Books, 5-7 years)
Flying with Grandpa (7-10 years)
Bad Dad (9-12 years)
Pops! (9-13 years)
And some more!
Thank you for sharing your recommendations!: Shaoni Mukhopadhyay, Asma Shaikh, Rashi Agrawal-Marda, Kausar Makki, Vandana Bakshi, Sucharita Pal Ghoshal, Meghla Chakrabarty, Tejaswi Vadgama, Sabah Arenja Vig, Karthiki Sarvani, Madhu Kapani, Sherry Dawar, Mansi Bhandari and Namrata Soni
Shout-out to our 14yo Intern-In-Residence (Aarini – The Chief Childoo) for posting this.
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