I Love My Daddy
By Giles Andreae
Illustrated by Emma Dodd
A sweet, rhyming picture book about the special relationship between father and child. The perfect present for Daddies everywhere, on Father's Day or at any time of the year.
A sweet, rhyming picture book about the special relationship between father and child.
With a gentle, rhyming story and lovely illustrations, this is a book to be loved, shared and treasured. The perfect gift for every family, whether for new Fathers, on Father's Day, or at any time of the year. From the author of picture book classic, Giraffes Can't Dance.
"Simple but touching" Daily Mail
A Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller!
Giles Andreae (Author)
Giles Andreae is the author of many top selling, award-winning picture books. These include Rumble in the Jungle, Commotion in the Ocean and I Love My Mummy. However, it is for the international bestseller Giraffes Can't Dance that he is best known. Giles is also the creator of Purple Ronnie, Britain's favourite stickman, and of the artist/philosopher, Edward Monkton. These two ranges of greetings cards, books and merchandise have made Giles the country's top-selling living poet. Giles lives with his wife, Victoria, a children's clothes designer, and their four young children by the river in Oxfordshire.
Emma Dodd (Illustrator)
Emma was brought up in Guildford, Surrey, in a family of artists. As a child she loved the work of Peter Firmin, John Burningham and Gerald Rose, and from as far back as she can remember she wanted to be an illustrator. Emma studied Graphic Design and Illustration at Central Saint Martin's School of Art and has worked in advertising, editorial and book illustration. The I Love You range has sold over 750,000 copies and I Love My Mummy won the Book Trust Early Years Award. Emma lives in Surrey with her husband and two children and their terrier cross, Buzz, who keeps her fit and provides inspiration. The family like to spend any spare time in North Cornwall, surfing and walking in all weathers.
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03 May 2012
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Ebullient...the remarkable emotional intensity of Emma Dodd's bold illustrations. Giles Andreae's rhyming text provides a pleasingly bouncy accompaniment. — The Guardian
Flows easily with a rhyming couplet on ech page, and bright, bold illustrations bringing the story to life. It will be asked for again and again. — Carousel
A touching and uplifting book. Full of fun rhyming text and joyful, bold illustrations. — Nursery World
Amusing and heart warming...charming and vibrant artwork — Primary Times
A gentle rhyming text that's perfect to read aloud — Bookseller
Another adorable book...five stars — Little Fiction Fascination
Simple but touching — Daily Mail
The gentle text perfectly captures the love that exists between parent and child, while the warm illustrations reflect the tender nature of the story. This is one my children come back to time and time again and it never loses its special appeal — Made For Mums
A gentle rhyming text that's perfect to read aloud. — Bookseller
Full of fun rhyming text and joyful, bold illustrations. — Nursery World
Energetic text and artwork will entertain adults and children alike. — Library Mice
Simple but touching tribute to the role a dad plays in life. — Daily Mail
A reassuring celebration of fatherhood. — Bookseller
The singsong rhythm and bold, colorful, expressive illustrations will have kid appeal. — Booklist
An amusing, and heart-warming look at the special relationship between father and child... accompanied by Emma Dodd's charming and vibrant art work. — Primary Times
"remarkable emotional intensity of Emma Dodd's bold illustrations...Giles Andreae's rhyming text provides a pleasing bouncy accompaniment" — The Guardian
The perfect Father's Day present. — Parents In Touch