Books for Father’s Day

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.

worlds bestConfession’s of the World’s Best Father by Dave Engledow

maker dadMaker Dad: Lunch Box Guitars, Antigravity Jars, and 22 Other Incredibly Cool Father-Daughter DIY Projects by Mark Frauenfelder

papadaddyPapadaddy’s Book for New Fathers: Advice to Dads of All Ages by Clyde Edgerton

when i firstWhen I First Held You: 22 Critically Acclaimed Writers Talk About the Triumphs, Challenges, and Transformative Experience of Fatherhood by Brian Gresko

commandoCommando Dad: A Basic Training Manual for the First Three Years of Fatherhood by Neil Sinclair

dan minivanDan Gets a Minivan: Life at the Intersection of Dude and Dad by Dan Zevin

fatherhood risingFatherhood: 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 papaJust Like My Papa by Toni Buzzeo

daddys princessAlways Daddy’s Princess by Karen Kingsbury

blue ribbonBlue-Ribbon Dad by Beth Raisner Glass

favorite daughterThe Favorite Daughter by Allen Say

playgroundMy 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.


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