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#1 of 4 Old 05-13-2005, 06:48 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I'm thinking ahead to Father's Day and would love to get DH something as a dad-to-be. So, I was thinking that perhaps a book on fatherhood would be ideal... but since we're adopting, not one of those "what to expect while your wife is expanding" sorts of books.
Any suggestions? Thanks in advance.

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It might be sweet to get your husband a few children's books about Daddies, so he can imagine reading them to your little one after he or she arrives.

My suggestions:

The Daddy Mountain by Jules Feiffer
My Dad by Anthony Browne
Daddy and Me by Karen Katz
The Daddy Book by Todd Parr

Congratulations on adopting!

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Something like 'Raising Adopted Children' might be good, too.

It seems that it's usually the adoptive mother who is the researcher & driving force behind adoptions- not always, but usually. As in, it's the mom who compiles the dossier and reads all of the books. So I think that any type of parenting book in general would be good.

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Thanks for the suggestions! Off to browse Amazon...

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