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Sunday 2 September 2012

Review: What Makes My Dad Happy

There are many different dads and each one is susceptible to a different kind of happiness.

The dad with the hat always picks a sweet flower when his daughter builds him a sandcastle tower.

The dad with the glasses likes to spin round and round till he and his daughter fall to the ground.

The dad in the wheelchair loves it when his son leaves a note in the pocket of his coat.

Each and every dad has his happiness 'thing', and this delightful book - a follow on from Tania Cox's What Makes My Mum Happy - is a lovely way to celebrate the differences in dads, the idiosyncrasies that make them special - and the kids who adore them.

Adorable watercoloury images by Lorette Broekstra are the perfect complement to pleasantly rhyming text and the emotive voice of this book.

Title: What Makes My Dad Happy
Author: Tania Cox
Illustrator: Lorette Broekstra
Publisher: Allen & Unwin, $12.99 RRP
Publication Date: August 2012
Format: Hard cover
ISBN: 9781742378381
For ages: 0 - 8
Type: Picture Book