With Dad, It’s Like That

When Mom’s at the movies, Dad is in charge for the night. And from lumpy potatoes to bathwater that’s a little too cold, nothing is quite right. “That’s not how Mom does it,” Clara tells Dad. But she soon learns that Dad’s ways of doing things aren’t so bad—in fact, she even gets two bedtime stories! Being with Dad has its benefits; as her dad explains, “With me, it’s like that!”

  • 24 Pages
  • 8" x 8"
  • 9780807587317
  • May 2016

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  • A lively picture book recognizing the value of unique parental styles.

    - School Library Journal

  • Dad’s patience and love is evidenced on every page in the straightforward text and amusing illustrations.

    - The Horn Book Guide


Common Core

RL.2.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,10 RF.2.3,3d,3e,4,4a,4b,4c SL.2.1,1a,1b,1c,2,3,4,6 L.2.1,2,2c,3,4,4a,4c,4d,5,5a W.2.1,3,5,8


  • Accelerated Reader Points: 0.5
  • ATOS Level: 2.5