Seven Brilliant Books About Dads

In celebration of Father’s Day on Sunday 17 June, we’ve searched the Egmont bookshelves for some of our favourite books about dads.

Mr. Grumpy Nails Fatherhood

Mr Grumpy has always been grumpy despite how much he protests otherwise.

To top it all, now he has to cope with the wonderful challenges of modern fatherhood. Does he manage to nail everything that his family expect of him?

From the Mr. Men for Grown-Ups series, Mr. Grumpy Nails Fatherhood is the perfect gift for anyone who has ever tried to retain a bit of themselves amongst all that parenting throws at them.


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Mr Men: My Daddy

From terrific tickles and funny faces to strong arms when you’re feeling tired, daddies are funny, silly, strong and cool – lots of the Mr. Men rolled into one!

My Daddy is the perfect gift for Father’s Day and for any time you want to say I love you, too.

Children can also add their own words to make this an extra special gift.



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Schools for Dads

Has your dad started getting a little bit slack?

Always late to pick you up? Looking at his phone too much?

Then you need to get him down to School for Dads right away!

Father and daughter swap places in this colourful, heartwarming jaunt by Adam and Charlotte Guillain – a joyous celebration of dads in all their shapes and sizes.



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Mungo Monkey to the Rescue

Mungo Monkey is spending the day with his daddy 
in his fourth lift-the-flap adventure, by award-winning illustrator, Lydia Monks.

Mungo can’t wait to join his daddy at work and ride in the fire engine! Where will he go and who will need rescuing?




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Little Monster’s Day Out with Dad

Join Little Monster and his dad on their big day out, filled with cars, buses, trains, trucks and more!

Dad and Little Monster are going to the fair, but the car breaks down and the rescue truck gets stuck. Will they be in time to ride the ghost train?

Lift the flaps in Little Monster’s Day Out with Dad to find out!



Do Not Wash This Bear jacket imageDo Not Wash This Bear

Bear has a very clear label sewn under his bottom: Do not wash this bear. But when Daddy accidentally puts him through a spin cycle a very naughty Bear comes out!

Father and son need Mummy to come home and save the day, but will she be back in time to show Bear who’s boss before it’s too late?

Do Not Wash This Bear is an action-packed story with rhythmic, funny text perfect for reading aloud to boys and girls who love their teddies and a little bit of mischief.



The Best Bit of Daddy’s Day

Bertie wants to drive trucks and diggers, just like his daddy.

But today there’s a special surprise waiting for him at school that might mean that Bertie’s day and Daddy’s day won’t be so different.

A touching story about a very special bond, The Best Bit of Daddy’s Day features gorgeous watercolour artwork from Claire Alexander.


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