9 Not-So-Average Books About Fathers

This Father&s Day, check out these quirky children&s books that celebrate quirky dads.

By Allison McDonald
Jun 18, 2015



9 Not-So-Average Books About Fathers

Jun 18, 2015

There are a ton of books about fathers out there that are sweet and funny and totally normal. These books are funny, quirky and perfect for modern dads with just a little edge. Reading with your child is a gift so wrap one of these up for Father's Day and give a dad and a child in your life a great gift. Here are my picks for books for your not-so-average dads.


My Daddy Is a Pretzel by Baron Baptiste

Darth Vader and Son by Jeffrey Brown

Vader's Little Princess by Jeffrey Brown

My Dad Thinks He's Funny by Katrina Germein

Dad Runs Away With the Circus by Etgar Keret

Are the Dinosaurs Dead, Dad? by Julie Middleton

My Tattooed Dad by Daniel Nesquens

My Dad Is Big and Strong BUT...A Bedtime Story by Coralie Saudo

Because I'm Your Dad by Ahmet Zappa

Do your children have an offbeat dad? What are you getting him for Father's Day? Tell us about it on the Scholastic Parents Facebook page.  

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