Celebrate fathers and father figures with these books about dads for preschoolers.
Reading about dads with little learners can teach children just what it means to be a father. From a dad’s tough love to his playful antics, children will discover how dads can be so wonderful. Dad books are a great way to celebrate and honor fathers everywhere!
Books about dads are awesome to share in preparation of Father’s Day. They’re also fantastic tools that can help children learn more about fathers, in general. And of course, dad books are great to read at any time, just because.
Enjoy this list of books about dads and father figures for children.
Books About Fathers for Toddlers
I Love You, Daddy by Jilliam Harker
Share this read about a fathers love with little ones. Filled with colorful illustrations to match a playful story, preschoolers will surely enjoy this dad book.
Daddy Dragon Saves the Day by Marie Blair
Ignite imaginations with this silly picture book about a dragon dad. The rhyming text and creative storyline will be adored by toddlers.
Hero Dad by Melinda Hardin
Explore life with a military dad by reading this unique book. With detailed pictures and simple sentences, this read is great for kids.
The Night Before Father’s Day by Natasha Wing
Celebrate dads with this adorable tale. This sweet story is written with rhyming words and lovely illustrations to engage even the youngest of readers.
Because I’m Your Dad by Ahmet Zappa
Focus on all of the fun and funny things a father does with his child. This book is full of sweetness and entertaining imagery.
When Dads Don’t Grow Up by Marjorie Blain Parker
Recognize all the dads who are young at heart. Pictures that fit perfectly with the text make it easy for preschoolers to follow along with the story.
Daddy’s Little Girl by Michael Gordon
Enjoy this book about the relationship between a girl and her dad. Full of teachable moments, this read will inspire and educate young learners.
My Dads and Me: How Lucky Are We by Cheramy Hassen
Familiarize children with the idea that families come in all forms with this incredible book about dads. A true treasure, this book is an excellent addition to any homeschool library.
Just Me and My Dad by Mercer Mayer
Capture the attention of little ones with this fatherly story. Colorful illustrations and easy to read sentences make this a great dad book for young learners.
Clifford’s Day with Dad by Norman Bridwell
Spend a day with Clifford as he enjoys time with his dad. This classic “big red dog” tale will engage preschoolers and spark conversations.
Preschool Dad Books
Any one of these dad books on this awesome list will make a great circle time story for preschool. Read about tender dads, funny dads, and working dads with this mix of stories that celebrate all types of fathers.
What book about dads do you think your little ones will love?