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Daddies Do

Lezlie Evans, Elisa Ferro (Illustrator)


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"This book is a comforting choice for young readers . . . . a solid choice for Father's Day or anytime sharing." --School Library Journal

From a tiny mouse to a lion cub, adorable animal children explain why daddies are the BEST

Who wrestles with you for fun--but then surrenders and says you've won? Who takes you on outings and just doesn't care what outfit you're wearing or if you've got messy hair? Guess who? DADDIES DO Meet a delightful group of animal daddies, including a bird who teaches his baby to fly and a polar bear who gives his cub the best hugs. This perfect Father's Day story ends with every dad tucking his child in with a sweet good night.

Sterling Children's Books, 9781454921714, 32pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2018

About the Author

Lezlie Evans is the award-winning author of numerous picture books, including Can You Count Ten Toes? (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) and Finding Christmas (Albert Whitman). Scholastic Book Clubs/Fairs has picked up several of her titles, including Rain Song and Snow Dance (both Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), and The Bunnies' Picnic (Disney/Hyperion). Lezlie is an avid speaker and proponent for early childhood literacy, and a member of the Children's Book Guild of Washington, DC. The inspiration for Daddies Do came from watching her six children wrestle, read, and eat pancakes (minus the ants) with their daddy. Visit her at She lives in Brambleton, VA. Elisa Ferro is an Italian children's illustrator based in Padua, where she lives with her lovely husband and two funny cats. She studied at the University of Architecture and Visual Art in Venice, and at the International School of Illustration in Sarmede. Elisa's playful illustrations are full of charming details and sweet character expressions. She creates her artwork primarily in gouache, colored pencil, and ink before tweaking digitally in Photoshop.​ This will be her debut picture book in the US.