Mighty Dads by Joan HolubMighty Dads by Joan Holub

Mighty Dads

byJoan HolubIllustratorJames Dean

Hardcover | April 29, 2014

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A new construct-acular picture book from the New York Times bestselling creator of Pete the Cat and bestselling author Joan Holub.

Mighty daddies, strong and tall,
help their children, young and small.
They keep them safe and bolted tight
and show them how to build things right
at the construction site.

Inventively told through James Dean's colourful construction vehicle characters, Mighty Dads is an adoring dedication to hardworking fathers and the subtle ways they teach their boys and girls to follow in their tracks. The Dump Trucks learn to get dirty. The Crane keeps his little one safe from harm. The Cement Mixer lets his daughter try the job on her own. The Forklift cheers his littleone on.

A surprising and touching view of a father's love for his boys and girls, Mighty Dads is the perfect way to say: I'm so proud of you.

JOAN HOLUB has authored and/or illustrated more than 130 children's books. With Suzanne Williams she is the author of the popular Goddess Girls, Heroes in Training, and Grimmtastic Girls series. She lives in Raleigh, N.C. and can be found at www.joanholub.com. JAMES DEAN left a job as an electrical engineer to pursue his passion for...
Title:Mighty DadsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 11.29 × 8.87 × 0.34 inPublished:April 29, 2014Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545609682

ISBN - 13:9780545609685


Rated 4 out of 5 by from Really cute. Really cute book, my husband enjoys reading it to our toddler.
Date published: 2017-10-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Father's day gift! A great little Father's Day Gift for a dad from his kiddos that he'll be able to enjoy with them! #plumreview
Date published: 2017-03-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for Father and Kids Love the rhyming in this book and gives mama a chance to relax and not read to the kids for a night!
Date published: 2017-02-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great my husband got this and he loves reading this to our kids
Date published: 2017-01-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for toddlers My son loves this book so much. Good rhyming and theme of dads helping their kids.
Date published: 2016-11-16

Editorial Reviews

Praise for Mighty Dads:

"...the message of [Mighty Dads]...is just the ticket for vehicle-obsessed youngsters who can't get enough of construction play." -School Library Journal

"[A] book worthy of any young armchair foreman." -Publishers Weekly