My Dad

My Dad

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By (author) Anthony Browne, Illustrated by Anthony Browne

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  • Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux Inc
  • Format: Hardback | 28 pages
  • Dimensions: 226mm x 268mm x 10mm | 381g
  • Publication date: 1 August 2010
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0374351015
  • ISBN 13: 9780374351014
  • Edition statement: American.
  • Sales rank: 130,284

Product description

From the 2000 Hans Christian Andersen Medalist In an endearing homage to dads everywhere, a boy describes -- and exaggerates -- the many accomplishments and feats of his father. Among the traits praised are his enormous talent for singing, his near-professional wrestling skills, his extreme bravery in the face of danger (he's not even afraid of the Big Bad Wolf!), and his ability to -- quite literally, in Anthony Browne's world -- eat like a horse. All of the pictures feature the lovable pater in his signature plaid bathrobe, adding a further comfy layer to a book whose ultimate message is "I love my dad. And you know what? HE LOVES ME! (And he always will.)."

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Author information

Anthony Browne is a two-time winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal. His many children's books include "Gorilla "and" Willy the Champ." He lives in Kent, England.

Review quote

"A great tribute to fathers everywhere and a fine inspiration for children to create a 'my dad' list of their own." -Starred, " School Library Journal"