Here are some fun and heartwarming books for families with younger children to add to your family reading time.
The Best Dad Ever – My Awesome Farting Father by Joy Tyler
Age Recommendation: 3-8 years
A beautiful story about a funny and loving dad who always finds a way to cheer up his kid, who is very supportive in all sorts of situations and can make you laugh any time. Read along to find out how he does it. This hilarious read aloud story is appropriate for people of all ages who appreciate funny farts humor (that is not overly gross).
My Dad Has a Beard by Kellen Roggenbuck
Age Recommendation: 0-6 years
This story documents a little boy’s reflections on the perfection of having a bearded dad! It is silly and fun, with colorful illustrations and some serious Dad love! It makes the perfect gift for a new bearded dad or a youngster who’ got a bearded dad and is learning to read! Fun for the whole family, a hit from author/illustrator Kellen Roggenbuck.
My Dad Thinks He’s Funny by Katrina Germein
Age Recommendation: 5-8 years
This snicker-inducing read-aloud book is fun for both kids and parents. It is an amazing tribute to funny dads. The ideal gift book for anyone whose dad makes them laugh — or roll their eyes.
Dr. Seuss’s I Love Pop!: A Celebration of Dads by Dr. Seuss
Age Recommendation: 2-8 years
Show Dad some love this Father’s Day with this gift book that features art from Dr. Seuss! Includes unrhymed lines about fatherly love and makes an ideal choice instead of a card! This small hardcover book of simple, unrhymed observations about all the things we love and appreciate about our dads makes an ideal gift for fathers (and grandfathers!) of all ages.
Dad And Me Setting Farts Free: A Funny Read Aloud Picture Book For Fathers And Their Kids, A Rhyming Story For Families by Jane Bexley
Age Recommendation: 2-10 years
Does your dad fart? Of course he does! This silly rhyming story will have you bursting with laughter as the little bear tries to be just like his dad in every way, including his amazing toot power. This book is appropriate for ALL AGES who don’t mind silly toot humor (that is not overly gross). Words used include: toot, fart, gas, rump, booty and bum.
My Dad is Amazing! By Hello!Lucky
Age Recommendation: 0-3 years
A joyful tribute to dads from the bestselling creators of Hello!Lucky! Celebrate all the things that make Dad amazing with this joyful board book!
My Dad Is the Best Playground by Luciana Navarro Powell
Age Recommendation: 0-3 years
This joyful story celebrates dad as the most fun in the world and the best playground ever! He’s the highest swing and a great climbing wall, he’s a bouncing trampoline and merry as a merry-go-round. And then, when playtime is over, dad is the best for reading and snuggling with before bed. Luciana Navarro Powell’s spirited text is perfectly paired with her colorful, energetic and very humorous artwork. Dads and their kids will love reading and re-reading this glorious celebration of fathers.
Football with Dad by Frank Berrios
Age Recommendation: 2-5 years
This informational LGB is also a touching tribute to the lessons we learn from our fathers! Every Sunday, a boy and his dad watch the big football game on TV, and then go outside to play it. In this simple introduction to the game, the emphasis is on playing safely and having fun.
The Night Before Father’s Day by Natasha Wing
Age Recommendation: 3-6 years
It’s Father’s Day! Celebrate dads everywhere with bike rides, car washes, and more in this installment of Natasha Wing’s best-selling series. It’s the night before Father’s Day, and Mom and the kids have a plan to surprise Dad with a special gift. When Dad goes for a bike ride, everyone gets to work. Dad wakes up the next day to find his garage newly organized and his car sparkly clean. So, of course, he celebrates by taking everyone for a spin!
Llama Llama Daddy’s Day by Anna Dewdney
Age Recommendation: 3-6 yearsCelebrate Father’s Day with Llama Llama and Nelly Gnu in this paperback picture book based on an episode of the animated Llama Llama Netflix series. Look out, world–Llama Llama is a TV star! The beloved character, made famous by Anna Dewdney’s best-selling picture books, is the star of his own original series, now airing on Netflix. In this episode-based paperback picture book, Llama Llama helps Nelly Gnu make the perfect Father’s Day gift for Daddy Gnu! Your little llamas will love relating to their favorite picture book character as he faces new and challenging situations.