Our favourite Father’s Day picture books

Father’s Day is just around the corner – Sunday, 4 September to be exact!

If your ‘What to Get Dad’ list consists of socks, socks, and more socks, take a look at our wide selection of Father’s Day gift ideas. We’ve also compiled a list of our favourite picture books for reading together with dad.


  • Kisses for Daddy by Frances Watts & David Legge – Baby Bear is grumpy, and doesn’t want to give Daddy Bear his bedtime kiss. Can Daddy Bear convince him?

  • Amazing Daddy by Rachel Bright – Daddy Panda and Baby Panda spend a day together in this warmly illustrated tale.

  • My Dad Thinks He’s Funny and My Dad Still Thinks He’s Funny by Katrina Germein & Tom Jellett – Two hilarious celebrations of ‘dad humour’.

  • My Dad Used To Be So Cool by Keith Negley – A graphically stylish picture books for all those ‘once-cool’ dads who used to ride motorbikes and play in bands.

  • How I Love You, Daddy by Anna Pignataro – Little Polar Bear, Little Elephant and Little Hare all have special ways to show their daddies how they love them.

  • Draw With Me, Dad! by Jasmine Narayan and Chad Geran – A fantastic activity book from a family psychologist that encourages parents and children to create together.

  • Wild Pa by Claire Saxby & Connah Brecon – A great read-aloud tale for all those adventurous dads out there!

  • When I’m a Monster Like You, Dad by David O'Connell & Francesca Gambatesa – A little monster hopes to grow up big and strong and scary, just like daddy.

You can find more gift ideas here. To ensure your gifts arrive in time for Father’s Day, you must place your online orders by 5pm (AEST) Friday 26 August. This deadline only applies to in-stock items being delivered within Australia.

My Dad Used To Be So Cool

My Dad Used To Be So Cool

Negley Keith

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