Customer Reviews for

I Love My Daddy Because ...

Average Rating 5
( 3 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(3)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 3 review with 5 star rating   See All Ratings
Page 1 of 1
  • Anonymous

    Posted May 23, 2001

    A Great Father's Day Gift from a Young Daughter!

    Any father would enjoy getting this admiring book from his young daughter. Both will then experience many happy hours reading the book together. I suspect most fathers will also feel inspired to become even more lovable! The book is organized to show (through a series of beautiful detailed color illustrations) that animal fathers nurture their young also. The book opens with a father and his young daughter playing with hand puppets. 'I love my Daddy because he plays with me.' Next is an Emperor penguin with a chick ('He keeps me safe and warm.'). There is a horned puffin and chick ('He brings me dinner.' -- little fish in this case). You will see a bald eagle and a chick ('He is big and strong.'). That is followed by a lion and cub ('He takes naps with me.). The next illustration combines a bear with a kit and a muskrat with a kit ('I love my Daddy because he can build a house.'). Humor arrives with a chimpanzee and baby ('He makes me laugh.'). Here are the remaining pairs and quotes: giraffe and calf ('He helps me reach things.'); gray wolf and cub ('He sings me songs.'); common loon with chick ('He takes me for a ride.' -- the chick sits on the loon's back); gorilla and baby ('He teaches me to be brave.'); red fox and young with a porcupine ('He teaches me to be careful.'); jaguar with kitten, anoles, spider monkeys, toucans, parrots, and two-toed sloths ('I love my Daddy because he plays hide and seek with us.'); musk oxen and calf ('He protects our family.'); and reindeer and calf ('He watches over me at night.'). The final scene in the book is the Daddy and his daughter holding each other. 'I love my Daddy and my Daddy loves me.' Obviously, these animal images can be just a starting point for a discussion about how and why Daddies like to care for their children. By seeing that fatherly love and caring are universal, your child should also develop a deeper confidence in your caring, support, and love. As I read down the book's list, I was also reminded of many happy occasions when I played these roles for my daughter. Naturally, I enjoyed those reminiscences. After you finish the book, I suggest that you think about other ways that Daddies care for their children and add animals who do that. Certainly, cleaning up could be one. Another one could be meeting other family members. You and your daughter can do some research on animal fathers to find other metaphors for your own relationship. This will bring both of you even more pleasure as you make these discoveries together on your own! May your daughter always love her Daddy! Happy father's day! Donald Mitchell, co-author of The Irresistible Growth Enterprise and The 2,000 Percent Solution

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted July 16, 2008

    Warm, Family Message

    Wonderful illustrations and simple words convey the warm, family message. Great for bonding dads and children.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted May 23, 2003

    Timeless Treasure!

    I purchased this (and the Mommy book) for my daughter -- born in 1990. She always loved and asked for this book!! It went through two other siblings and they equally adored it!! Now I order copies for friends having their first child.... knowing it will be passed down the line for their family too!! Wonderful illustrations and simple, beautiful words!!! Both books are gems!!

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing all of 3 review with 5 star rating   See All Ratings
Page 1 of 1