Books and Gifts to Celebrate Amazing Dads!

By Kat La Mantia | May 15 2024 | Children'sGeneralAllGiftBlogAdults

Father’s Day is coming up on June 16! There’s no better time to say “thank you” to all the dads, grandfathers, uncles, and everyone who had a hand in raising you to be the unique person you are today!

For punny dads who can’t resist a dad joke, sporty dads with season tickets to their favorite game, adventurous dads who are always planning the next family camping trip, and more, show dad how special he is with a gift he’ll cherish! Little ones can show love, too, with books celebrating all the things that make dads, grandpas, and families special. Check out our favorite Father’s Day picks below to find the perfect gift for every kind of dad, in every kind of family!

Father’s Day – Gift
Father’s Day – Children
Books for All Parents and Families

Dad's Story
A Memory and Keepsake Journal for My Family
978-1-950968-88-6
The perfect gift for any dad, this keepsake memory book is a special place to record special moments, stories, and advice that you want to pass down to your children one day.
$24.95 US
Sep 13, 2022
6 x 9
Hardcover
112 Pages
Paige Tate & Co

Dad Jokes: The Cheesiest, Corniest Joke Book Ever!
978-1-63962-153-8
What did the dad say when his son said, “I’m hungry”? “Hi, Hungry, I’m Dad!” Looking for a joke that’s so corny, only a dad could tell it? This laugh-out-loud humor collection contains over 900 kid-friendly, clean dad jokes that will leave kids groaning and giggling. Packed with wholesome humor, Dad Jokes makes an amazing gift for a dad, grandpa, father-to-be or anyone who loves to laugh.
$9.99 US
Feb 13, 2024
5-1/2 x 8-1/4
Paperback
256 Pages
Highlights Press
Age 6-9 years

On This Day in History Sh!t Went Down
978-0-593-72408-8
The hilarious, irreverent guide to world history you never knew you needed, featuring 366 profanity-filled tales of triumph and terror, science and stupidity, courage and cowardice
$22.00 US
Oct 10, 2023
7-3/8 x 9-1/8
Paperback
432 Pages
Bantam

Bluey: Father's Day Fun
A Craft Book
978-0-593-38687-3
Celebrate Father's Day with this fun craft activity book based on the wildly successful animated series Bluey, as seen on Disney+
$7.99 US
Mar 14, 2023
8-1/2 x 10-7/8
Paperback
24 Pages
Penguin Young Readers Licenses
Age 4-6 years

The Occasionally Accurate Annals of Football
The NFL's Greatest Players, Plays, Scandals, and Screw-Ups (Plus Stuff We Totally Made Up)
978-1-63774-368-3
Celebrated sports commentator Dan Patrick and comedy writer Joel H. Cohen team up with some of America’s greatest* comedy writers to tell you everything and nothing about America’s sport!**
$29.95 US
Sep 05, 2023
7 x 9
Hardcover
240 Pages
BenBella Books

I Love You, Grandpa
978-0-241-47314-6
A wonderful new Peter Rabbit book with a heart-warming rhyme that celebrates grandpas everywhere.
$9.99 US
Mar 08, 2022
5-1/2 x 6-3/4
Hardcover
32 Pages
Warne
Age 3-7 years

Dad in the Kitchen
Over 100 Delicious Family Recipes You'll Love to Make and They'll Love to Eat
978-0-525-61175-2
For dads, by dads—the ultimate stress-free cookbook the whole family will thank you for buying.“I love being a dad and I love cooking with my kids! Cory and Chris are here to help dads and families get fantastic meals on the table and become better cooks in the process.” MATTY MATHESON, author of Home Style Cookery
$30.00 US
May 16, 2023
8 x 10
Hardcover
256 Pages
Appetite by Random House

My Dad Is Fantastic
978-0-593-69175-5
Celebrate dad in this Father’s Day board book from Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake.
$8.99 US
Apr 30, 2024
7 x 7
Board Book
16 Pages
Viking Books for Young Readers
Age 0-3 years

Scotch
The Stories Behind Scotland's Iconic Spirit
978-3-7913-8972-1
As satisfying as a tumbler of single malt on a rainy afternoon, this spectacular tour across the Scottish landscape shows how the country’s premier whisky-makers are creating exquisite beverages using new models of responsible stewardship for their five-hundred-year-old industry.
$45.00 US
Mar 12, 2024
9-1/2 x 11
Hardcover
240 Pages
Prestel

Rebel Girls Dads and Daughters
25 Tales of Teamwork and Fun
979-88-89640-98-1
TRUE STORIES OF DYNAMIC FATHER-DAUGHTER DUOS
$8.99 US
May 28, 2024
6-1/4 x 8-7/8
Paperback
64 Pages
Rebel Girls
Age 8-12 years

The Daily Dad
366 Meditations on Parenting, Love, and Raising Great Kids
978-0-593-53905-7
“Life is short. Do not forget about the most important things in our life, living for other people and doing good for them.”—Marcus Aurelius
$30.00 US
May 02, 2023
5-1/2 x 8-1/4
Hardcover
432 Pages
Portfolio

Always Your Stepdad
978-0-593-70911-5
A heartwarming picture book about the unique bond between a stepfather and his stepchild.
$18.99 US
Apr 09, 2024
10-1/4 x 10-1/4
Hardcover
32 Pages
Doubleday Books for Young Readers
Age 3-7 years

The Wager
A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder
978-0-385-53426-0
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of Killers of the Flower Moon, a page-turning story of shipwreck, survival, and savagery, culminating in a court martial that reveals a shocking truth. The powerful narrative reveals the deeper meaning of the events on The Wager, showing that it was not only the captain and crew who ended up on trial, but the very idea of empire.
$30.00 US
Apr 18, 2023
6-1/8 x 9-1/4
Hardcover
352 Pages
Doubleday

I Love Grandpa with The Very Hungry Caterpillar
978-0-593-52316-2
Give lots of love to Grandpa with The Very Hungry Caterpillar in this colorful book featuring Eric Carle's delightful illustrations!
$9.99 US
Mar 14, 2023
5-1/2 x 6-3/4
Hardcover
32 Pages
World of Eric Carle
Age 2-5 years

The Golf Book
DK
978-0-7440-3669-5
Discover the competitive and cultural history behind one of the world's most popular sports, and absorb expert advice to mastering the perfect swing.
$40.00 US
Oct 05, 2021
8-3/8 x 10-1/16
Hardcover
400 Pages
DK

I Love You, Daddy!
A Book for Dads and Kids
978-1-9848-9251-5
A rhyming Little Golden Book about how much kids love their dads--great for Father's Day and every day!
$4.99 US
Dec 31, 2019
6-5/8 x 8
Hardcover
16 Pages
Golden Books
Age 2-5 years

All of the Marvels
A Journey to the Ends of the Biggest Story Ever Told
978-0-7352-2216-8
The first-ever full reckoning with Marvel Comics’ interconnected, half-million-page story, a revelatory guide to the “epic of epics”—and to the past sixty years of American culture—from a beloved authority on the subject who read all 27,000+ Marvel superhero comics and lived to tell the tale 
$28.00 US
Oct 12, 2021
6-1/8 x 9-1/4
Hardcover
384 Pages
Penguin Press

My Dad and Me
978-1-5247-9237-4
Tell your dad how much you love him in this sweet and fun book with the characters from Mr. Men Little Miss, perfect for Father's Day!
$6.99 US
Mar 12, 2019
9-3/4 x 9
Paperback
32 Pages
Grosset & Dunlap
Age 3-7 years