Saturday, September 11, 2010

116 - I Love My Dad; Anna Walker

I am always on the lookout for adorable children's books, and did I find a cute one at the library recently. I Love My Dad, by Anna Walker is such a sweet book.  In this story Ollie, the adorable zebra, his dog Fred, and Ollie's Dad love being together. Ollie likes to help his Dad paint the fence; they love banana bread, climbing in trees and playing hide and seek. Ollie especially loves when his Dad give him a piggyback ride to bed. 

The story is told in simple rhyme, and the size is great for toddlers to tote around too. The author, Anna Walker has illustrated this book, and it's perfect. Simple scenes in colored ink on white make the striped zebras pop, and vivid accent colors, like a red slide, red bicycle and colorful birds in the trees provide excellent contrast.

This book would make a sweet gift for from child to Dad for birthdays, Father's Day etc. RECOMMENDED
4.5/5 Stars - Library Book


  1. Aww! This looks incredibly sweet. And I don't know why but I love the idea of a zebra that has a dog. ;)

  2. Sweet! Now I know what to get for friends who are daddies. :)

  3. This would be great for a certain little girl I know, and her daddy! Thanks for sharing this with me!

  4. This would be a perfect gift for my hubby as we prepare for our little one :)


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