I Love My Daddy
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|Format:||Paperback, 32 pages|
|Other Information: ||chiefly col. ill|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 03 May 2012|
An amusing, touching and heart-warming look at the special relationship between father and child from the bestselling Giles Andreae, perfectly portrayed by Emma Dodd's charming and vibrant artwork. The follow-up to the award-winning I Love My Mummy.
About the Author
Giles Andreae is the hugely successful and talented author behind numerous award-winning children's books, including the bestselling Giraffes Can't Dance. He is also the creator of the well-known Purple Ronnie and Edward Monkton poetry ranges. Giles lives in London with his wife and four children. Emma was brought up in Guildford, Surrey, and from as far back as she can remember she wanted to be an illustrator. She studied Graphic Design and Illustration at Central Saint Martin's School of Art and has worked in advertising, editorial and book illustration. Emma lives in Surrey with her husband and two children and their Jack Russel Terrier, Bart.
A gentle rhyming text that's perfect to read aloud. -- Bookseller 20110128 Full of fun rhyming text and joyful, bold illustrations. -- Nursery World 20110421 Energetic text and artwork will entertain adults and children alike. -- Library Mice 20110621 Simple but touching tribute to the role a dad plays in life. -- Daily Mail 20110617 A reassuring celebration of fatherhood. -- Bookseller 20120224 The singsong rhythm and bold, colorful, expressive illustrations will have kid appeal. -- Booklist 20120401 An amusing, and heart-warming look at the special relationship between father and child... accompanied by Emma Dodd's charming and vibrant art work. -- Primary Times 20120601 "remarkable emotional intensity of Emma Dodd's bold illustrations...Giles Andreae's rhyming text provides a pleasing bouncy accompaniment" -- The Guardian 20110423 The perfect Father's Day present. -- Parents In Touch 20130423
PreS-K-A follow-up to I Love My Mommy (Hyperion, 2011), this simple picture book pays tribute to the special connection between fathers and daughters. A small girl gives a rhyming account of her favorite things about her daddy. "He teaches lots of things to me,/I think he's clever. So does he!" Vivid spreads feature cartoon illustrations with bold outlines and appealing textures. Whether out on the town or cuddling on the couch, Dad, Daughter, and an ever-present stuffed rabbit radiate a comfortable warmth that will resonate with young listeners.-Julie Roach, Cambridge Public Library, MA (c) Copyright 2012. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.
|Publisher: ||Orchard Books|
|Dimensions: ||27.0 x 24.0 x 0.0 centimeters (0.21 kg)|