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  • Published: 19 May 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241405772
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $14.99

My Daddies!




Join a book-loving family - two gay dads and their adopted daughter - as they go on a roller-coaster-ride of story-themed adventures in this moving, magical, one-of-a-kind picture book.

A funny, heartfelt picture-book celebrating same-sex parents and shared story time, perfect for introducing children to the different kinds of family in the world today.

Set off on a series of incredible adventures with an adorable family as the stories they read burst into colourful life. Battle dragons, dodge deadly dinosaurs, zoom to the moon and explore the world in a hot air balloon, before winding down in a wonderfully cosy bedtime ending.

The bouncy, rhyming, read-aloud text is brought to life by bestselling, award-winning illustrator Garry Parsons, illustrator of The Dinosaur that Pooped series.

'This rhyming picture book celebrating same-sex parents is a gentle and sweet read . . . a wonderful celebration of adoption and the different shapes a family can take!' BookTrust

  • Published: 19 May 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241405772
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $14.99

About the authors

Gareth Peter

Gareth Peter (Author)
Gareth Peter is an author and stay-at-home dad, living in Nottingham with his partner, two huskies and their two adopted children. He is originally from a small village in Northamptonshire, where he once ran his own theatre school. Gareth has written musicals, produced a couple of albums of his music, and had a song played on BBC Radio Two. It was the arrival of his own children that inspired Gareth to begin writing picture books. In 2018 Gareth was selected as one of ten exceptional finalists onto the Penguin Random House Write Now mentoring scheme. Gareth's experience as a parent within a same-sex couple brings a fresh, funny and sensitive perspective to the joys and trials of parenting and family life.

Garry Parsons (Illustrator)
Garry Parsons is an award-winning illustrator of books for children, including the bestselling The Dinosaur That Pooped series. Garry's illustrations have accompanied the words of many prestigious picture-book authors, including Kes Gray, Ian Whybrow and Peter Bently. He has also illustrated the popular fiction series The Dragonsitter by Josh Lacey and the space adventure series George's Secret Key to the Universe by Lucy and Stephen Hawking for slightly older readers. Garry lives in London with his young family and old dog.

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