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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 history buff and his curious kid:

This complete overview of the war brings all the action to life, transporting you back in time and onto the frontlines. The American War of Independence is the perfect pick for history buffs who can’t get enough.

Meanwhile, keen kids can discover everything from bloodthirsty battles to rebellious revolutions, curious coincidences and unfortunate accidents with 100 Events That Made History.

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 fifty 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, Knowledge Encyclopedia 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 tag team partner:

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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