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Daddies (A Little Golden Book)
In a charming rhyme, this 1953 Little Golden Books asks, "What do daddies do all day? Daddies work while children play." It shows daddies working in all kinds of careers, from farming to teaching to even singing in the opera! And it assures children that at the end of the workday, "by taxi, train, by car and bus, Daddy rushes home?to us!"? Illustrated by Tibor Gergely, who ...more
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Oct 11, 2015 Taliah Mustafaa rated it liked it · review of another edition
This book talks about what it is that daddies do all day. It goes through the various jobs that a man might have but does not show a women working along side of them. The other workers on the pages are other daddies. The only picture of women working in the book is a nurse who is there to help Dr. Daddy. This book places the father outside of the home working in every scenario. The book does not represent the stay at home fathers. The daddies in this book work jobs that are dominated by men in ...more
This book was ok. The book goes through and shows examples of "daddies" performing many different job duties and fulfilling the typical "white, 1950's husband" role. I realize that this book was written in a different time, but I don't think it is the best example of what fathers can do in the present era. There were no pictures of any minorities, and no women were shown working. This might be a good history lesson, but it is not current with the times.