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The Best Books for Dads and Kids to Share

The Best Books for Dads and Kids to Share

In honour of Father’s Day, we’ve put together our best book pairings for Pops and his puppies to share!

1. For the globally conscious dad and his environmental superhero sidekick:

What's Really Happening to Our Planet?  is an easy-to-understand overview of the state of our planet and its future, using eye-opening and accessible charts, graphs, and infographics. In addition to charting global trends and showing how they are connected, this book articulates how we can live more sustainably in the future.

Meanwhile kids can learn more about energy- the amazing resource that powers our world. From the sun to wind power, from nuclear plants to electricity, Eyewitness Energy helps explain what energy is and how it affects our lives bringing the fascinating story of one of our most valuable resources to life for kids ages 7 and up. 

2. For the avid cyclist and his kid on the move:

From BMX and mountain biking to track and road racing, this comprehensive full-colour guide features the latest high-performance bikes and cycling technology, as well as key models from eras gone by. Bicycle is the perfect pick for the wheels-wielding Dad.

And for kids, it's an A-Z of things that go! In addition to the eye-catching images for readers to spot and explore, Cars, Trains, Ships & Planes covers facts and figures on record breakers and news makers. It tells the story of the history of transportation - from the first wheel to the latest hybrids - giving this book a special appeal to reluctant readers.

3. For the Trekkie and his stargazer:

Dad can celebrate 50 years of the beloved sci-fi franchise with The Star Trek Book. This comprehensive guide to the series delves into the myriad worlds and different dimensions visited by the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise.

Meanwhile Space! is an out-of-this-world addition to any kid’s collection. Truly encyclopedic in scope and fully up-to-date covering the stars and planets, space exploration, and the night sky, this guide is packed with amazing facts and NASA images revealing the wonders of the cosmos – from black holes to the big bang to the planets.

4. For the wrestler and his sidekick:

Dad can relive the excitement with this massive hardcover book, WWE: 100 Greatest Matches, detailing the action, struggle, and epic glory of WWE history.

And for the younger fans, Hustle, Loyalty & Respect: The World of John Cena is a must-read. For the first time ever, John Cena’s entire world is presented in one ultimate compendium. Includes his quintessential matches, epic rivalries, fascinating character evolutions, signature moves and much more.

5. For the Jedi and his BB-8:



The Star Wars-loving Dad can geek out for days with this Star Wars: The Force Awakens Incredible Cross-Sections. Twelve breathtaking artworks bring the new craft to life, showing all of the weapons, engines, and technology, while engaging text explains each vehicle's backstory and key features.

And may the force be with the kids as well! Part of DK's long established reading program, this reader is a Level 1, designed for those beginning to read. Combining clear, simple text with eye-catching images from the latest film, Star Wars: The Force Awakens New Adventures will help young readers learn to love reading.

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What's Really Happening to Our Planet? What's Really Happening

An easy-to-understand overview of the state of our planet and its future, using eye-opening and accessible Read More

An easy-to-understand overview Read More


Space! Space!

From the publishers of the award-winning Knowledge Encyclopedia comes Space!Truly encyclopedic in scope and Read More

From the publishers of the Read More


Bicycle Bicycle

Bicycle showcases classic and cutting-edge bicycles and traces the evolution of cycling from the nineteenth Read More

Bicycle showcases classic and Read More


Star Wars: The Force Awakens Incredible Cross-Sections Star Wars: The Force

See the vehicles of Star Wars: The Force Awakens™ in unparalleled detail with this newest addition to the Read More

See the vehicles of Star Wars: Read More


The Star Trek Book The Star Trek Book

Celebrate 50 years of one of the longest running and beloved sci-fi franchises with The Star Trek Book. This Read More

Celebrate 50 years of one of Read More


Hustle, Loyalty & Respect: The World of John Cena Hustle, Loyalty &

For over a dozen years, John Cena has been the undeniable cornerstone of WWE. Revered by millions of Read More

For over a dozen years, John Read More

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