Book Description

A day in the life of a seemingly hopeless dad, whose children know that he is the world’s best dad.

In this light-hearted and cheerful story, three kids recount their funny experiences with the world’s most hopeless dad. He is a dad who balances looking after his kids and working from home. He’s clumsy and forgetful, but he’s always there for them and ready to scare away monsters under the bed. At the end of the day, his kids know that he really is the world’s best dad.

  • A story that showcases the loving bond between a father and his children.
  • Silly day-to-day hijinks are relatable and funny.
  • A perfect family-themed story for Father’s Day.

David Ling is a publisher of both adult and children’s books. He created the Duck Creek Press imprint in 2010 and is also the author of But What Did We Get For Grandpa? illustrated by Dick Frizzell and Why Do Cats Have Tails? illustrated by Stephanie Thatcher.

Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Levels

Guided Reading Level: K

Grade Level Equivalent: 2

Educational Descriptions

Picture book, Story elements: setting; plot and character development, Point of view: siblings, Illustrations enhance meaning and tone, humorous tone, Comprehension strategies: identify cause and effect relationships, central message, and main idea and details, make text to self connections. Themes: love of a dad, family, working parents sharing responsibility, nobody is perfect, what is really important?

Interest Age: 3 to 7 years

Reading Age: 7 to 8 years

RRP: $22.99

ISBN: 978-1-76036-090-0

Format: Hardback

JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Parents
JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Multigenerational
JUVENILE FICTION / Family / General

World rights available, except for Australia, Canada, China, New Zealand, the UK and the US.

Book Details
David Ling
Nicky Sievert
21.0 cm in H · 25.5 cm in W · 36 pages
Release Date:
May 2021
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