My Father Is Taller than a Tree by Joseph Bruchac

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Meet thirteen unique fathers-and-child pairs who come from diverse backgrounds and live in different places. Though they are not all the same, their relationships show us an important truth: Even the simplest and most familiar activities become special when dads and kids do them together. This heartwarming book is set in rhyme and features warm, colorful illustrations. Every family will find something to love about this sweet book.

About Joseph Bruchac

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Joseph Bruchac is the author of Skeleton Man, The Return of Skeleton Man, Bearwalker, The Dark Pond, and Whisper in the Dark, as well as numerous other critically acclaimed novels, poems, and stories, many drawing on his Abenaki heritage. Mr. Bruchac and his wife, Carol, live in upstate New York, in the same house where he was raised by his grandparents.
Published March 18, 2010 by Puffin. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books.

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// Dad knows the times I like to hide / and when to call me back inside.” Taking her cue from the doggerel, Halperin depicts a variety of ethnicities in her father-son pairs and includes a blind dad, a hipster dad and an older dad as well.

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“My Father is Taller than a Tree” by Joseph Bruchac and illustrated by Wendy Halperin is a charming children’s book depicting fathers and sons and their interactions.

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