Daddy, Daddy, Be There by Candy Dawson Boyd

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In a collection of poetry celebrating fatherhood, children offer a heartwarming, poignant appeal to their fathers to support them as they cope with school, changes in personal relationships, grief, dreams, and growing up.
 

About Candy Dawson Boyd

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The illustrator of more than?sixty children's books, Floyd Cooper is?a past recipient of the Coretta?Scott King Award for Illustration and a four-time recipient of the Coretta Scott King Honor Award. He lives in Pennsylvania with his family. Visit his website at www.floydcooper.com.
 
Published September 12, 1995 by Philomel. 1 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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.during the hard times when the money goes, during the saxophone-blowing-blues nights'' Articulating feelings that many children would have trouble putting into words, this is a book for all families, including fathers who want to reassure their offspring that they will always be close by with th...

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Boyd's image-laden narrative makes a passionate appeal to Daddy to be there to share the small and significant incidents in a child's life and-more incisively-to right the wrongs, some of whic

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The words of the book's title introduce-and end-just about every page of this belabored text, in which the narrator's entreaties range from hopeful (""Hug Mama and smile at her/ On Tuesdays and in the grocery store"") to plaintive (""Daddy, Daddy,/ Be there,/ Not only on weekends or across teleph...

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