Wednesday, May 14, 2014

9 Daddy/Daughter Picture Books

With Father's Day just a few weeks away, now is a great time to start reading these daddy/daughter picture books. (Check back next week for a list of father/son books.)
  • Apples to Oregon
    by Deborah Hopkinson & Nancy Carpenter
    Delicious and her siblings travel across country in a covered wagon, doing everything they can to ensure the successful delivery of her father's fruit trees to their new home in Oregon. 
  • Has Anyone Seen My Emily Greene?
    by Norma Fox Mazer & Christine Davenier
    It's time for lunch, but where is Emily Greene? Her father pretends not to see her as the two engage in a silly game of hide-and-seek. 
  • Higher! Higher!
    by Leslie Patricelli
    A little girl climbs on the swing and asks her dad for a push. He pushes her so high, she flies all the way up to space. 
  • Interrupting Chicken
    by David Ezra Stein
    Chicken loves listening to Papa read at bedtime, but she just can't help interrupting to add her own exciting endings to each of the stories.
  • Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale
    by Mo Willems
    Trixie and her dad are having a fun time on their trip to the laundromat until Knuffle Bunny gets left behind. 
  • Lola Loves Stories
    by Anna McQuinn & Rosalind Beardshaw
    Lola's dad takes her to the library every Saturday, inspiring a week's worth of make-believe play for his daughter.
  • Owl Moon
    by Jane Yolen & John Schoenherr
    A young girl and her dad go owling together in the woods on a cold winter night. 
  • Please, Papa
    by Kate Banks & Gabi Swiatkowska
    Alice's toy farm is missing a horse. When she says, "Please," her father happily becomes the horse himself. 
  • Ten Nine Eight
    by Molly Bang
    A little girl and her father count down to bedtime as they go through their nightly routine.
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