Your Daddy Was Just Like You

 
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Your Daddy Was Just Like You
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March 18, 2010
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0399252584
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It?s pretty hard to believe, but according to this little boy?s grandma, his daddy was just like him once. Most of the time he was a sweet boy, but sometimes he raised a ruckus. He liked playing race car and superhero, and got mad when he lost a game, and never wanted to take a bath. And once upon a time, he?Daddy!?was even sent to time-out. Kids love to hear stories about their parents as children and this funny and loving ode to little boys and the dads they grow up to become is guaranteed to delight three generations at once.

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Reader reviewed by Rita Lorraine Hubbard, The Original H.I.R. (Historical Investigative Reporter)

Has anyone ever told you your daddy acted just like you when he was your age? And didn't it make you feel special?

In author Kelly Bennett's latest heartwarming picture book, Your Daddy Was Just Like You, a grandmother makes her curious grandson feel special by showing him photos of his dad when he was his age. She tells him there is nothing unusual about his likes, dislikes, temper tantrums and kiddie games, because his daddy did the very same things and acted the very same way when he was his age. His daddy was just like him.

This warm, fuzzy book by talented Kelly Bennett has all the makings of a children's classic. Its short, simple, laugh-out-loud sentences capture the unique humor and love between a father and his lively son. And artist David Walker's cute and sweet illustrations are a perfect match for this book, telling a big, big story of love, familiarity, and the unbreakable bonds of the family unit.

Want to help your son choose the perfect Father's Day gift for his dad? Suggest a copy of, Your Daddy Was Just Like You, and watch your favorite men laugh their way to golden times.
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