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- Publication Date: May 1, 2011
- Imprint: Abrams Books for Young Readers
- Trim Size: 9 x 9
- ISBN: 978-0-8109-9727-1
- Page Count: 32
- Illustrations: 32 pages of full-color illustrations
- Rights: World/All
In this sweet, rhyming picture book, a little boy thinks about all the special things he does with his dad—schoolwork, reading, swimming lessons, haircuts, and more—and decides to craft a present, a homemade blue ribbon, to show his dad how much he loves him. The boy counts down the hours until his dad comes home, recalling their favorite memories and preparing the special gift.
Simple text for the earliest readers and cuddly squirrel characters make this precious picture book the perfect way to celebrate Dad on Father's Day, or any day of the year.
Praise for Blue-Ribbon Dad
“A celebration of a dad's return. Share for Father’s Day or when a daddy is about to return from a trip.” –Kirkus Reviews
“A slam dunk for Father’s Day.” –Booklist
“Moore’s delicately outlined watercolors mirror the coziness of the text.” –Publishers Weekly
“The rhyming text and large illustrations are ideal for a read-aloud. This is a good pick for celebrating fathers.” –School Library Journal
About the author
Beth Raisner Glass is the author of Noises at Night, illustrated by Bruce Whatley. She lives outside Boston. Margie Moore is the illustrator of the bestselling It's Your First Day of School, Annie Claire; A Horse's Tale; and many more books for children. She lives in Wall, New Jersey.