When dads don"t grow up
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Published by Dial Books for Young Readers in New York .
Written in English


  • Fathers,
  • Fiction

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Extols the virtues of dads who still read comics and watch cartoons, understand that clothes do not have to match and that pancakes need not be round, and do not mind getting their hair wet--if they have any.

Edition Notes

Other titlesWhen dads do not grow up
StatementMarjorie Blain Parker ; with pictures by R.W. Alley
ContributionsAlley, R. W. (Robert W.), ill
LC ClassificationsPZ7.P22718 Wh 2012
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25304930M
ISBN 109780803737174
LC Control Number2011021628

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