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Father's Day 2020

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Settle in with your little ones and enjoy quality time with these Dad-tastic reads!

We love our dads! They are THE BEST at reading silly voices for characters and making great sound effects. Dads make story time super fun. 

Celebrate the dads in your life this Father's Day with a fun book like My Dad is Fantastic by Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake or Bluey: My Dad is Awesome, or give him a not-so-subtle hint with My Dad Snores by John Williamson and Peter Carnavas.

Not only is story time with dad loads of fun, it also has an amazing lasting impact on our budding young readers. "Researchers found that when fathers read to their children at home, the child’s language development increased as they grew older." - Murdoch Children's Research Institute, FirstFiveYears.org.au

Find any of these Puffin picks in your local book shop.

Father's Day activities and videos

Read aloud videos by dads

Aussie authors and fathers read picture books for Father's Day 2020.

Father's Day activities and poster

Celebrate Father's Day with these DAD-TASTIC activities!

Book List
Love Dad, love Penguin

Book recommendations to show all kinds of Dads all kinds of love this Father’s Day.

Paul Kennedy reads ‘I Love Dad with The Very Hungry Caterpillar’.

Paul Kennedy’s read-aloud of ‘I Love Dad with The Very Hungry Caterpillar’.

My Dad Snores by John Williamson and Peter Carnavas | Read Aloud by John Williamson

From one of Australia's most iconic singer-songwriters, John Williamson, comes this hilarious family song, with a special new verse, brought to life by award-winning illustrator Peter Carnavas.