Last week, I shared a list of Daddy/Daughter picture books in preparation for Father's Day. Here is a companion list, featuring books about fathers and sons.
- Daddy Makes the Best Spaghetti
by Anna Grossnickle Hines
Corey and his dad get dinner ready while they wait for Mom to come home.
- Enemy Pie
by Derek Munson & Tara Calahan King
When a boy appeals to his dad looking for help dealing with an enemy in the neighborhood his father suggests making enemy pie to take care of him once and for all.
- Hush, Little Digger
by Ellen Olson-Brown & Lee White
A father sings a lullaby filled with construction vehicles to his young son.
- The Impossible Patriotism Project
by Linda Skeers & Ard Hoyt
Caleb find's inspiration for his class's patriotism project in his father, who is deployed.
- Mitchell’s License
by Hallie Durand & Tony Fucile
Mitchell's father gives him a license to drive him to bed each night, but he draws the line when Mitchell wants to fuel up at the cookie jar.
- Papa, Do You Love Me?
by Barbara Joosse & Barbara Lavallee
A Masai boy repeatedly asks if his father loves him, always receiving a reassuring response.
- Pete’s a Pizza
by William Steig
Pete and his dad play a fun game where Pete gets turned into a pizza.
- There, There
by Sam McBratney
A father bear helps his son when injuries and other problems disrupt their daily routine.
- Your Daddy Was Just Like You
by Kelly Bennett & David L. Walker
A grandmother informs her grandson of all the ways his father was just like him growing up.