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My Dad Used to Be So Cool [Hardcover]

Item : My Dad Used to Be So Cool [Hardcover]
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ISBN-10 ISBN-10 : 190926394X
ISBN-13 ISBN-13 : 9781909263949
Publisher Publisher : Flying Eye Books
Pages Pages : 48
Binding Binding : Hardcover
Item ID : 100095205

Keith Negley's playful and emotional art tells this story of a new father who is no longer the cool guy he once was. He looks back wistfully on his crazy times playing in a band, riding a motorcycle, and getting tattoos. Those days may be behind him, but his young son still thinks he's the coolest guy in the world.Negley is carving out a niche exploring 21st-century masculinity issues for little dudes, in sincere and graphically sophisticated picture books that design-conscious parents will be happy to keep around the house.
The New York Times

Negley's punchy graphics bring real emotion to a story that's sensitive with just a bit of an edge [...]
Publisher’s Weekly, STARRED REVIEW

It’s very sweet—without ever being too saccharine about it.
Slate, The Best Children's Books for Father's Day

The brief, succinct text conveys — with just the right amount of humour — a child’s amazement at his dad’s life pre-fatherhood, and the wonderful art does a masterful job of expressing both that humour and the unspoken father-son bond.
—Montreal Gazette

A sweet little story about father and son, while also serving as a wink and a nod to parents whose party days are behind them.
—The Globe and Mail

Negley perfectly demonstrates the sacrifices a parent makes for their child, but how beautiful those sacrifices really are. […]This is a truly heart-warming tale and I would strongly recommend that not only children read this book but adults as well. The story is a solid reminder to appreciate our parents and if you are a parent, congratulate yourself because you are awesome.
—BoingBoing

When I first read this book, I thought, finally--a picture book other dudes can purchase for their friends on the way to becoming new fathers. The perfect baby shower gift for the men and women in your lives with a self-deprecating sense oló‚

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