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    DescriptionA father and his little girl set out early one morning to go fishing. The girl watches her father closely, noticing how he plucks the worms from the soil with his bare hands, not with a trowel as she does. How he casts his fishing line far out into the lake, while she drops hers over the side of the boat. How patient he is waiting for the fish to bite, while she is restless. His way does not match hers, but that's just fine. In the end she gives Papa an affectionate pat on the back when he catches a fish, just as he patted her back earlier when she caught one. The happy spirit of this father-daughter outing is fully captured in comforting earth-toned illustrations.

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    That's Papa's Way
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Kate Banks, Illustrated by Lauren Castillo
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 32
    Width: 236 mm
    Height: 261 mm
    Thickness: 11 mm
    Weight: 376 g
    ISBN 13: 9780374374457
    ISBN 10: 0374374457

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y2.1
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 12000
    BIC subject category V2: YXZG
    Libri: I-CI
    BIC subject category V2: YFN, YXF
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    DC22: E
    B&T Book Type: EF
    Ingram Subject Code: CI
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 84
    B&T General Subject: 213
    B&T Approval Code: X01824000
    LC subject heading: , ,
    BISAC V2.8: JUV032000
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    LC classification: PZ7.B22594 THC 2009
    BISAC V2.8: JUV013060, JUV014000, JUV029000
    Farrar Straus Giroux
    Imprint name
    Farrar Straus Giroux
    Publication date
    01 January 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    Kate Banks is the author of many books for children, among them "Max's Words," "And If the Moon Could Talk," winner of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, and "The Night Worker," winner of the Charlotte Zolotow Award. She grew up in Maine, where she and her two sisters and brother spent a lot of time outdoors, and where Banks developed an early love of reading. "I especially liked picture books," she says, "and the way in which words and illustrations could create a whole new world in which sometimes real and other times magical and unexpected things could happen." Banks attended Wellesley College and received her masters in history at Columbia University. She lived in Rome for eight years but now lives in the South of France with her husband and two sons, Peter Anton and Maximilian. Lauren Castillo's first picture book, "What Happens on Wednesdays" by Emily Jenkins, was declared "an extremely promising debut" in a starred review from Booklist. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
    Review quote
    "Throughout the book, each one's way is equally valid, only different. The girl is confident in her style, and that's just fine with her dad. He is patient and encouraging." --"San Francisco"" Chronicle ""A father and a daughter spend a lovely day together. And that's something to celebrate." --"School Library Journal ""It's the quiet, understated love between a parent and child that kids will connect with most." --"Booklist " "Their [father and daughter] understanding of each other is deep and intimate, evident in both text and Castillo's illustrations." "--Kirkus Reviews ""Highly recommended, this gentle book . . . is perfect for a Father's Day story time."--KidsLit.org""