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“Who is my Daddy?” asks a prickly baby animal. Is it the porcupine? The dust bunny? Could it be the cactus? No! It’s the father hedgehog, of course, cuddling his baby to sleep.
With This is My Daddy!, acclaimed author-illustrator Mies van Hout gives young readers a fun and often funny challenge: correctly choose a baby animal’s father from among four candidates, rendered in striking portraits. The vibrant cast includes busy beavers, slippery snails, roaming rhinos, and more.
A clever twist on babies-and-parents books, This is My Daddy! will mesmerize little ones with the details of its vivid artwork. Then, just when the complacent reader has the pattern all figured out, story time wraps up with a side-splitting surprise.
|Product dimensions:||8.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.00(d)|
|Age Range:||1 - 4 Years|
About the Author
Mies van Hout, the celebrated artist behind acclaimed picture books Happy, Friends, Surprise, and From One to Ten, gives readers a fun and adorable challenge: to identify the loving fathers of baby animals. Visually similar portraits of the candidates (is it a hedgehog? A porcupine? A cactus?) add complexity and humor.
Mies van Hout is the author and illustrator of the picture books Happy, Friends, and Surprise, among others, which have been hugely popular in Europe and North America. She studied graphic design at the Arts Academy in Groningen, the Netherlands, and has worked as a freelance illustrator and graphic designer since 1989. Her distinctive paintings are cheerful and bold, and her work has been published in more than twenty countries.