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'How to Cheer Up Dad' by Fred Koehler: Perfect father/son book

Father/son picture book
courtesy of Dial Books for Young Readers

How to Cheer Up Dad by Fred Koehler


"How to Cheer Up Dad" by Fred Koehler is a picture book about Little Jumbo trying to figure out how to cheer up dad after Little Jumbo misbehaves.

What follows is dad getting grumpier and grumpier as Little Jumbo makes a mess of the house. Finally, they manage to enjoy some activities together, and the reader will see Dad's grin get larger and larger.

It's a cute story and no matter how much Little Jumbo misbehaves, his dad loves him and wants to make him happy. And while Little Jumbo may not realize he's misbehaving, what he does realize is that he wants his dad to be happy. Kids will love the twist at the end.

Fathers will love reading this book to children. It's perfect for Father's Day and any other day of the year.

Please note: This review is based on the F & G copy provided by the publisher, Dial, for review purposes.

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