Father’s Day is just around the corner! Here’s a list of books about fatherhood that may make a nice gift, or something to pick up for yourself. As always, these were all positively reviewed by publications like Kirkus Reviews.
Confession’s of the World’s Best Father by Dave Engledow
Maker Dad: Lunch Box Guitars, Antigravity Jars, and 22 Other Incredibly Cool Father-Daughter DIY Projects by Mark Frauenfelder
Papadaddy’s Book for New Fathers: Advice to Dads of All Ages by Clyde Edgerton
When I First Held You: 22 Critically Acclaimed Writers Talk About the Triumphs, Challenges, and Transformative Experience of Fatherhood by Brian Gresko
Commando Dad: A Basic Training Manual for the First Three Years of Fatherhood by Neil Sinclair
Dan Gets a Minivan: Life at the Intersection of Dude and Dad by Dan Zevin
Fatherhood: Rising to the Ultimate Challenge by Etan Thomas
And also, here’s some children’s books on fathers that might make a sweet gift
Just Like My Papa by Toni Buzzeo
Always Daddy’s Princess by Karen Kingsbury
Blue-Ribbon Dad by Beth Raisner Glass
The Favorite Daughter by Allen Say
My Dad Is the Best Playground by Luciana Navarro Powell
Do you have any other suggestions on books for dads?
Currently reading: The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker. Just finished The Watcher in the Shadows, a YA book by Carlos Ruiz Zafon. I enjoyed his novel The Shadow of the Wind (he likes using the word “shadow” in titles, doesn’t he?), which I read way back in 2008.