Daddies Are Awesome – Meredith Costain, illustrated by Polona Lovsin


   Daddies Are Awesome – Meredith Costain, illustrated by Polona Lovsin, Henry Holt and Company, (9781250107206), c2012, 2017

Format: Board Book

Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review)  4

Genre:  Picture Book

What did you like about the book? Rhyming text extolls the virtues of fathers. “Daddies are thoughtful. They help you to grow. They hold your hand tightly and never let go.”  The illustrations depict father dogs of various breeds with their pups.  The illustrations in colored pencil are full of fun against bright white backgrounds.This is a nice choice for fathers and dog-lovers.

Anything you didn’t like about it?  No

To whom would you recommend this book?  This is a cute one to share with fathers, especially for Father’s Day.

Who should buy this book?  Public libraries and preschool libraries

Where would you shelve it?  Picture Books

Should we (librarians/readers) put this at the top of our “to read” piles? No

Reviewer’s Name, Library (or school), City:  Catherine Coyne, Mansfield Public Library, Mansfield, MA

Date of review:  7/30/17             

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