My Dad

My Dad

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He\'s all right, my dad. He\'s as strong as a gorilla and as happy as a hippopotamus. He\'s a great dancer, a brilliant singer, he\'s fantastic at football and he makes me laugh. A lot. But that\'s not all that\'s great about my dad...This is a warm, hilarious, witty and very personal tribute to Dad (and to dads everywhere) by the ever-brilliant and inventive Anthony more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Board book | 24 pages
  • 125 x 154 x 19mm
  • Random House Children\'s Books
  • Doubleday Children\'s Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 24 colour illustrations
  • 0385606133
  • 9780385606134
  • 7,230

About Anthony Browne

Anthony Browne is the acclaimed author and illustrator of such prize-winning bestsellers as Gorilla (winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Kurt Maschler Award), Willy the Wizard, My Dad, Voices in the Park (winner of Kurt Maschler Award) and Zoo (winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal). In 2009, Anthony was appointed Children's Laureate, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the world of picture books. Anthony was also the first British winner of the Hans Christian Andersen Award, one of the highest international honours for illustration. His work has been widely exhibited and his books are published all over the more

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"Genius" Guardian "The pictures are extraordinary and unforgettable and celebrate dads in a way few books do" Independent "Anthony Browne is one of the most talented artists working in children's books today" Parents Magazineshow more

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"Anthony Browne is one of the most talented artists working in children's books today"show more

Rating details

477 ratings
3.81 out of 5 stars
5 28% (135)
4 33% (159)
3 31% (149)
2 6% (27)
1 1% (7)

Our customer reviews

My baby loves books. Bought this book about daddy to motivate daddy to read this together with baby. Nice and cute! Worth buying, good length, simpleshow more
by Phoebe CHAN
My 1 year old "bought" this for his Daddy this Fathers Day. They love reading it together and laughing at the pictures. The illustrations are hilarious! My husband loves this book and said it reminded me of how children view their parents, especially their Dad! It's a great book, especially in the hardback board book more
by Rebecca Gaskell
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