Sid lives with his mum and reluctantly agrees to visit his dad for a day. To his surprise, he enjoys his day with his unconventional father.
Danny's father goes away to work and, in his place, a friendly polar bear comes to live with Danny. A sensitive look at a lonely child.
A little boy goes through his day at nursery anticipating his Daddy picking him up at the end of the day in his truck.
It is not stated whether he lives with his Dad or not.
The move to a new home leaves Leon feeling a little lonely, especially as his father works away from home.
He copes by having an imaginary friend, Bob, until a new boy moves in next door.
A useful book for any child suffering the temporary absence of their father.
Evocative story about a Dad working abroad and how his son misses him and can't wait for his return.
A soldier leaves his family to go on a tour and then is welcomed back home at the end. A rhyming picture book.
Molly hasn’t seen her dad for ages. Is she like him? A positive, light hearted story that captures Molly’s anxieties well. Lively vibrant illustrations with good use of speech bubbles.
Little Bean only wants her father to read her a story but dad's hectic job gets in the way sometimes. A good book for working parents to share with a young child.
A little girl’s soldier Daddy goes away to Afghanistan. Photographs show them exchanging presents and letters and embracing when he finally comes home. Very simple text that is perfect for young children.
Sharing stories about various situations can put a child’s mind at ease and make transitions and new experiences easier to cope with and more understandable.