Picture Book Gifts for Fathers Day

June 18th is Fathers Day in the UK and in previous years we have given Daddy a picture book as a gift. We’ve already written a blogpost about some of our favourite picture book fathers but there are so many more that we’ve written another which includes some more recently published picture book dads.

Daddy’s Sandwich by Pip Jones and Laura Hughes: Ruby decides to make a sandwich filled with all Daddy’s favourite things. She includes some amazing ingredients but we like her final ingredient the best!

Daddy’s Little Star by Janet Bingham and Rosalind Beardshaw: Daddy and Little Fox discuss how high the sky is. We love the way that Daddy Fox patiently helps Little Fox’s answer his own questions and makes learning fun!

A New Home for Little Fox by Janet Bingham and Rosalind Beardshaw: Daddy and Little Fox discuss animal habitats in this story which provides the perfect backdrop for young readers to learn about animal homes too!

School for Dads by Adam & Charlotte Guillain and Ada Grey: What happens when a child needs to teach his /her father how to behave? We love this role reversal story which turns a familiar school situation on its head – the fathers go back to school to be taught by their own children!

I Want My Daddy! by Tracey Corderoy and Alison Edgson: I Want My Daddy! portrays a wonderful relationship between a father and his son. Daddy is always there when his son, Arthur, needs his help whether it’s castle building or needing a hug!

Do you give picture book gifts for Fathers Day? Which picture books would you add to our list?

Thank you to author Tracey Corderoy for suggesting Mr Bear from Peace at Last by Jill Murphy 🙂

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16 responses to “Picture Book Gifts for Fathers Day”


  1. Acorn Books avatar

    This is a lovely selection of books, Daddy’s Sandwich is on our wish list. We gave I Love My Daddy as a first Father’s Day present 🙂 #readwithme


    1. Catherine avatar

      There are several I Love My Daddy picture books. We gave the Sebastien Braun book but I know there is also I Love My Daddy by Giles Andreae.


  2. Yet Another Blogging Mummy avatar

    A lovely selection. Great idea for Father’s Day #readwithme


    1. Catherine avatar

      Thank you! I hope that you had a good Fathers Day 🙂


  3. Astrid avatar

    I am not a child and don’t have kids, but I love reading children’s books sometimes. I think School for Dads sounds so cool. #readwithme


    1. Catherine avatar

      School for Dads is a great story 🙂 I love reading children’s books too, there are some great books to choose from.


  4. BookBairn avatar

    What a great selection! We love Daddy books! #readwithme


    1. Catherine avatar

      Do you have a favourite Daddy book?


  5. Sarah MumofThree World avatar

    What a lovely idea! Sadly my husband is SO uninterested in books that I can’t get my head round it. Apparently books are ‘boring’. How is that even possible?!


    1. Catherine avatar

      Oh my goodness. I can’t understand anybody who finds books boring. I’m sure that there’s a book for everybody out there!


  6. Kate Eccles avatar

    Some lovely suggestions that we haven’t read yet 🙂 #readwithme


    1. Catherine avatar

      We’d love to know who your favourite picture book Dad is 🙂


  7. chantelle hazelden avatar
    chantelle hazelden

    These are such lovely choices, perfect gifts. Thanks for sharing with #readwithme


    1. Catherine avatar

      There are so many wonderful picture book dads out there 🙂


  8. Janet Bingham avatar

    Thank you for including both of my Little Fox books, Catherine. Sadly, it’s a bit hard to find ‘A New Home for Little Fox’ these days, but copies of the new edition of ‘Daddy’s Little Star’ are ready to hop off the shelves. There’s another lovely daddy in ‘Keep Love in Your Heart, Little One’, by Giles Andreae and Clara Vulliamy. Happy Father’s Day!


    1. Catherine avatar

      You’re very welcome Janet! It would be lovely if A New Home for Little Fox could be republished too 🙂
      Thank you for the Keep Love in Your Heart suggestion. The book’s cover is gorgeous.

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