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What Daddies Do Best

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Celebrate Father's Day every day! This sturdy board book depicts everything daddies do best, from reading bedtime stories to making a snowman. In this abridged version of the best-selling hardcover, five animal pairs illustrate the special bond between fathers and their children.
Board Book, Abridged, 22 pages
Published May 1st 2003 by Little Simon (first published 2001)
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Sep 04, 2011 Karawan rated it liked it
Found this in the church library this morning and read it to Gavin because I realized that we've seen so many "mommy and baby" books that it would be good for him to see one that highlighted the father-child relationship. (At the time I had no idea that there's an equivalent "What Mommies Do Best" book)

I liked the illustrations with various animal fathers and children. I liked that it seemed to show fathers interacting with both sons and daughters. And I laughed at the "giving the dog a bath" pa
Aug 14, 2010 Robert rated it it was ok
This book showed up when my daughter was a baby. Eh . . . The idea is nice: what daddies do with their children. But it's contrived. The What Mommies Do Best is the exact same book with the word Mommy substituted for Daddy.

Even so, Fritz enjoyed turning the pages. Board books are good for a one-year-old.

'Tis a quick read. Nothing great, but nothing bad either.
Mar 11, 2009 Jenny rated it really liked it
Shelves: board-books
Cute pictures, I like the different animals and facial expressions. I liked that they included baking a birthday cake since my husband loves doing that for our sons. A little disjointed (the last lines just seems kind of lame) at the end but overall I really liked it.
Apr 09, 2011 Zach rated it liked it
Shelves: differences
2 in 1 book with "What Mommies Do Best" on the flip side of the book. Cute little book with mirrored text that mommies and daddies can do the same things, the only words that are different are 'mommies' and 'daddies' in each text.
Jun 02, 2014 Katherine rated it really liked it
Dani (2yo) currently reads this every day. Nearly every page has something she likes to comment on or act out.

We have had this book since our first child was born 10 years ago.
Dec 17, 2008 Kim rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-with-caleb
Same as the mommy book, but the pictures paint the same actions in a masculine way. I love these books and Caleb does too.
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