Be Glad Your Dad...(Is Not an Octopus!) Audiobook, by Matthew Logelin Play Audiobook Sample

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Author: Matthew Logelin, Sara Jensen Narrator: Steve Hendrickson Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers Audio Length: Release Date: February 2021 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781549104510

Publisher Description

Be glad your dad is not a dog, because he would lick your face to say hello! Most of the time, you're glad your dad is your dad, until he gets grouchy, bossy, or just totally gross. Then you wish you could swap him for something else. But be careful what you wish for, because it could be way worse.... In this silly what-if story, kids will roar with laughter at the misadventures of a monkey dad, an alligator dad, a whale dad, and even a unicorn dad! But nothing can replace the dads who love them more than anything in the whole wide world. Be sure to check out the fun facts about the animals in the story in the back of the book!

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Quotes

  • This playful celebration of dads is perfect for storytime or one-on-one reading.

    - School Library Journal
  • Vivid digital cartoons.... Irreverent closing notes offer extra details about the 16 animals. Light, jokey fun--dung beetles are always good for a laugh, right?

    - Publishers Weekly
  • Playful.... Vivid colors, appealing creatures, and engaging text with a warmhearted outcome make this dad-centered story a delight.

    - Booklist
  • For those who have reached the stage where their kids are embarrassed by their dad and his jokes, this picture book is a treat.

    - GeekDad

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About the Author

Born and raised in Minnesota, Matt Logelin moved to Southern California after finishing his master’s degree in sociology to be with the love of his life, Liz. The two married in 2005, and Liz tragically passed away in March 2008 after the birth of their first daughter, Madeline. A former project manager at Yahoo!, Matt left his job in October 2009 to focus on raising his daughter and on writing his first book, Two Kisses for Maddy. The two live in Los Angeles today, where they enjoy hiking, shopping for records, and eating cupcakes. They travel often to see as much of the world as possible and have visited six different countries together so far.

About the Narrator

Steve Hendrickson has been a professional actor for over thirty years. A graduate of Yale School of Drama, he has appeared in theaters across the country. His audio projects include the Sherlock Holmes Minnesota Mysteries series by Larry Millett.