My Daddy by Curtis Jobling
  

My Daddy

Written by Curtis Jobling

3+ readers   
Download an extract Add to wishlist Share this book

The Lovereading4Kids comment

A lovely picture book spot on for Father’s day from the man behind ‘Bob the Builder’ Curtis Jobling. Sophie and Sue are bragging about how brilliant their Dad’s are – while Molly just listens.

Synopsis

My Daddy by Curtis Jobling

Celebrate the brilliance of Dads in a humorous picture book perfect for Father's Day. Sophie and Sue and Molly like to go to the park. They swing and they talk, and they talk and they swing but they can't always agree. Sophie and Sue boast about their daddies. Each one is sure that hers is the best in the whole wide world. Sophie's daddy always wins everything. But Sue's daddy isn't ever afraid. The boasts get bigger and bigger! My daddy's a Super Hero! My daddy's a Super Dooper hero! My daddy's Father Christmas!! But Molly is very quiet - I wonder what her daddy does! This is a cheerful look at friendly rivalry and the imaginative powers of children.

Reviews

Praise for 'Dinosaurs After Dark

'A must for young dinosaur fans.'

About the Author

Curtis Jobling

The designer of worldwide hit children's television show 'Bob the Builder' and the author/illustrator of numerous children’s books, Curtis Jobling lives with his family in Cheshire.

Early work on Aardman Animation’s 'Wallace & Gromit' and Tim Burton’s 'Mars Attacks' led to him picking up his crayons in 1997 to design the BAFTA winning Bob. The animated series of 'Frankenstein’s Cat', based upon Curtis’s book of the same name, picked up the Pulcinella award for Best Children's Show at the 2008 International Cartoons On The Bay festival in Salerno, Italy. His noisy new preschool show, 'Raa Raa', can be seen on CBeebies, while his original paintings and prints sell in galleries the world over. Although perhaps best known for his work in TV and picture books, Curtis’s other love has always been horror and fantasy for an older audience.

Watch Curtis show you how to draw Bob the Builder - and then transform him into a werewolf - in the video below:

More books by this author

Loading similar books...

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 2 To 5

Author

Curtis Jobling
More books by Curtis Jobling

Author's Website

www.curtisjobling.com/

Author's Facebook Latest

Publisher

Harpercollins Publishers

Publication date

5th June 2006

ISBN

9780007221646

Categories


Lovereading is just a convenient way to find new books and hear others opinions on them.

Sarah Murray – age 15

I am so pleased to have signed my kids up as they are reading a much wider range of books and even choosing books out of their comfort zone.

Angela East

We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley

Lovereading4kids is great, we get books really early never late. We love to read and review, and think you would like it too. The excitement

Jasmine Harris-Hart, age 12

A great way to introduce kids to great books, authors & genres. Parents can find age-appropriate books to share with their children.

Judi Davies – Aberdare Girls Sch

I love Lovereading as it provides an honest opinion and showcases a range of fiction. Suited to both parents & kids alike, it’s a must-use.

Georgie Rowe – age 16

It’s so easy to find the right book for your child. Such an easy-to-use, yet in-depth website. 100% reliable.

Pippa, Jack, Liam & Matthew Wils

I love lovereading4kids because I’ve read amazing books I would never have picked up, and its opened doors to new genre’s I now love.

Harriet Cunningham
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools