Annotations for Because I'm Your Dad

Baker & Taylor
A whimsical, playful celebration of the bond between fathers and children features a monster dad who lovingly promises his monster child some fun-filled nonsense treats, from spaghetti for breakfast to rocky road ice cream in the bathtub.


Because I'm your dad, you can have spaghetti for breakfast, French toast for dinner, and rocky road ice cream in the bathtub.

In a text that's both playful and loving, a father expresses his hopes and dreams for a one-of-a-kind relationship with his child. Whimsical monster characters bring the silly and sweet scenes to life and keep the book universal. The book's ending, a moving tribute to the author's father, guarantees intergenerational appeal.

Because I'm your dad, I will do all of these things for you and more . . .
because that's what my dad did for me.