This week’s storytime theme is all about dads in celebration of Father’s Day. We’ve got books by famous dads, books about dads, and even books about grandfathers.
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Everything is Mama by Jimmy Fallon, illustrated by Miguel Ordonez
A lighthearted look at the world from your baby’s point of view as different animals try to teach their children that there are other words in addition to MAMA for familiar objects and activities.
A close-up look at what happens when a couple of high-energy toddlers meet their match in an adventurous pup who has no plans of letting up.
It’s a rainy summer day, but the vegetables in grandpa’s garden are just waiting to be picked. Yellow peppers, purple cabbage, red tomatoes, green courgettes, orange carrots and more.
Thunder Boy Jr. by Sherman Alexie, illustrated by Yuyi Morales
A fun book about names celebrating the relationship between father and son.
More Books About Dads
A little girl celebrates her two fathers, who are very different except in one very important way.
In rhyming text, animal children share all the things their fathers do for them.
Various young woodland animals describe, in their own unique ways, what they love most about hugs from their fathers. Includes a list of creatures hidden in the pictures for readers to find.
For Mimi, the best day of the week is always Saturday, the day she gets to spend with just her Dad. But when Dad’s work takes him away from Mimi one Saturday, ’Dadurday’ is ruined. Can Mimi find a way to save ’Dadurday’ and still make it special for her and her Dad?
Lola loves to hear Daddy read a new library book each night, an activity that spurs her imagination and results in inventive play the next day.
A toddler plays peek-a-boo throughout the day.