I love my daddy, yes I do, He's very kind - and funny, too.
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. - BooksellerFull of fun rhyming text and joyful, bold illustrations. - Nursery WorldEnergetic text and artwork will entertain adults and children alike. - Library MiceSimple but touching tribute to the role a dad plays in life. - Daily MailA reassuring celebration of fatherhood. - BooksellerThe singsong rhythm and bold, colorful, expressive illustrations will have kid appeal. - BooklistAn amusing, and heart-warming look at the special relationship between father and child... accompanied by Emma Dodd's charming and vibrant art work. - Primary Timesremarkable emotional intensity of Emma Dodd's bold illustrations...Giles Andreae's rhyming text provides a pleasing bouncy accompaniment - The Guardian
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.