Strong father figures, adventures, humor, and general fun await!
Recommended age ranges in parentheses reflect recommended listening level, but all are appropriate read alouds for a wide variety of ages. Print this list for future reference! [note: this post originally appeared on March 26, 2015]
Funny adventures for animal lovers. (see our review) (ages 6-10)
A boy, a dog, and hilarious adventures. (ages 6-10)
Better than the movie(s)! Also a good one for grandfathers to read. (ages 7 and up)
Adventure, a dragon, elves, and hobbits. (ages 7 and up)
A boy, a horse, survival, hard work, and a race! (ages 7 and up)
The Penderwicks: a Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Boy by Jeanne Birdsall.
Warm fuzzies all around, but especially for dads and their daughters. (see our review) (ages 6 and up)
Hardship builds relationship between a boy and his father (see our review) (ages 6 and up)
A gorilla, an elephant, a dog, a girl…and some paint. (see our review) (ages 7 and up)
The Story of Dr. Dolittle by Hugh Lofting.
Fun with a Pushmi-Pullyu, a talking parrot, and other animals. (ages 6 and up)
A car like no other! (ages 6 and up)
What books would you add to this list?