Dad By My Side (Hardcover)

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By Soosh
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A little girl describes her endearing relationship with her dad. This is just the beginning of all that this stunning debut picture book by Soosh is. Sparse, thoughtfully chosen language that makes every word resonate and moving, captivating illustrations make Dad By My Side truly something special. A loving look into the unique relationship that is father and daughter.

— From Kathy


This New York Times bestselling celebration of the father-child relationship from Instagram sensation Soosh is perfect for new dads and Father's Day!

Whether they're playing make-believe, teaching you new things, or warding off monsters under the bed, dads are always there when you need them. Celebrate the special bond between dads and daughters with this charmingly illustrated story of a larger-than-life father and his adorable little girl that's bursting with whimsy and love.
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About the Author

Soosh is the author of Mermaid and Me and the New York Times bestseller Dad by My Side. She is self-taught artist who has been doodling, drawing, and crafting things with her hands her whole life. Dad by My Side, her debut picture book, began as a series of illustrations she posted on her Instagram that claimed the hearts of hundreds of thousands of fans worldwide. She invites you to visit her online @vskafandre and at

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Praise for Dad By My Side:

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"Adorable...a universal story of endless family love."—Entertainment Weekly

"Endearing."—The Wall Street Journal

"With a dad like this by a child's side, there is little that cannot be accomplished."—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

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"With great tenderness, Soosh conveys the many important roles that a father plays in a child's life--roles that can change from moment to moment."—Publishers Weekly

Product Details
ISBN: 9780316438087
ISBN-10: 0316438081
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: May 8th, 2018
Pages: 40
Language: English