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Gator dad

by Lies, Brian,

Format: Print Book 2016
Availability: Available at 12 Libraries 12 of 15 copies
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Summary
From seemingly mundane tasks such as grocery shopping to more active pursuits like a romp at the park and fort-building, a loving and playful father alligator shows his gator kids that the simplest pleasures done together can make for an incredibly fun day.
Presented by New York Times bestselling author Brian Lies ( Bats at the Beach ), this heartwarming story demonstrates a series of very special ways children can connect with their fathers and should appeal to parents and little readers everywhere.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Gator Dad is one cool dad. He and his three kids squeeze the day, eking out everything they can and pushing conventional limits to turn daily activities into exciting romps. Dad is both inclusive (If something in the fridge has gone bad . . . I'll let you smell it, too) and unorthodox, his methods resulting in the occasional mishap (such as an accidental dunk in a pond). Lies' rich paintings add humor and are especially effective in capturing the gator kids' gleeful expressions. Scenes include quiet times, too, such as cuddling on the couch and goodnight stories. Many of the illustrations spill across double-page spreads, making this a great choice for a read-aloud. This gator family seems to have an idyllic setup: there is no job or school to get in the way of their fun, and mealtimes, bath times, and bedtimes all appear to be drama free. When the book ends with Gator Dad's charmingly offbeat invitation (Let's squeeze tomorrow, too), young readers will be ready.--McBroom, Kathleen Copyright 2016 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Lies (Bats at the Beach) urges readers to "squeeze the day" as he follows an alligator family's at-home silliness ("If something in the fridge has gone bad... I'll let you smell it, too") and outdoor adventures. "I might even agree to do something that maybe we shouldn't have done," writes Lies, channeling the father's perspective, as the gators tightrope walk across a fallen tree before tumbling into the pond below. Living room forts, cozying up during a thunderstorm, and bedtime reading are all richly illustrated in acrylic paintings filled with fun details to spot (the cereal aisle at the grocery store offers Mice Crispies and Deerios, for example). It's a winning combination of warmth, humor, and heart. Ages 4-7. (May) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
(c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved
Additional Information
Subjects Alligators -- Juvenile fiction.
Father and child -- Juvenile fiction.
Alligators -- Fiction.
Father and child -- Fiction.
Publisher Boston :2016
Language English
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm
ISBN 9780544534339
0544534336
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