Just Like My Dad

Just Like My Dad

by David Melling (Author)


Have you ever wanted to be just like your dad? Well here is a story just for you! A book which speaks for what so many father / child relationships are about. A humourous, touching tale for anyone who has ever idolized their father - even if they are moody, lazy and good at pretending to be busy!


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Format: Hardcover
Pages: 32
Edition: Gift Ed
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books
Published: 15 May 2003

ISBN 10: 0340873523
ISBN 13: 9780340873526
Children’s book age: 0-5 Years
Book Overview: A mini hardback gift book celebrating the father/child relationship - perfect for all fathers and their children.

Media Reviews
Affectionate and comic * The Guardian *
Enormous fun and a big hit * Carousel *
Delightful * Reading Evening Post *
My toddler ... squealed with delight * Waterstone's Books Quarterly *
A humorous and touching tale from David Melling * Primary Times *
A lovely picture book ... the father/child relationship is explored with warmth * Books For Keeps *
A humorous tale withy funny illustrations... * Junior *
A celebration of the father/child relationship. David Melling's approach is affectionate and comic... * The Guardian *
This charming book ... had the whole family in stitches again and again. Enormous fun and a big hit. * Carousel, Issue 23 *
Children adore his wacky illustrations and zany sense of humour * Your New Baby *

Praise for David Melling:
'lively illustrations of animals doing joyously batty things - making even our quietest toddler shriek with laughter.'

* Carousel *
Boldly and beautifully drawn * Limited Edition *
A humorous and touching tale from David Melling. * Primary Times *
Author Bio
David Melling has been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal, the Smarties Book Award and the Independent Booksellers Award. His Hugless Douglas books have sold over 1.4 million copies worldwide, and the loveable brown bear has starred in a World Book Day book as well as his own theatre show. Before becoming an internationally acclaimed author-illustrator, David worked as an animation artist for films including the much-loved Father Christmas by Raymond Briggs. One of his most popular picture books The Tale of Jack Frost was animated and shown on BBC1 on Christmas Day.