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First Impression

by Melanie feat. Arabella (11m)

"It’s modern & bright without being tacky. It’s a welcomed change from cheesy children’s books. Bells likes it, especially the illustrations & page 12!"


Top Tip

by Melanie feat. Arabella (11m)

"If you like a girly book this may not be for you. It’s quite a masculine story about a boy & his dad, but that isn't an issue for us - Bells loves it."


The Verdict

by Melanie feat. Arabella (11m)

"I took great amusement in giving Dickie the book to read to Bells, we giggled along with it. It’s illustration heavy which makes it the perfect length for bedtime."

The KIDLY view

"A funny & playful story about dad, and how he is no longer the same as he used to be....but he's still cool really."

Helene, Buyer

Great illustrations

Endearing storyline

Totally funny

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The full story

Dad dancing, dad jokes. The struggle is real. This cool book is a totally funny tale about well, a new dad who is no longer the cool guy he once was. The story goes back to his days of when he used to do crazy stuff - you know like playing in a band, riding a motorcycle, and getting tattoos. But although he's not doing this stuff, his young son still thinks he's the coolest guy in the world. Funny, endearing and great for making parents feel reassured they can still be cool, this book has been written by Keith Negley, an award-winning editorial illustrator with a penchant for emotionally driven illustration. It's a must for the bookshelf. Trust us.

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KIDLY product code 562201
ISBN 9781909263949

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