About this book Did your dad used to be cool? Wondering what happened to his rock band playing, skateboarding days? This funny and relatable story shows children how their parents are still cool after all, even if it’s not in quite the same way! Parents and children will both enjoy engaging with this book, presented in Negley’s unique style where words are minimal and the emotive illustrations really carry the story along..
Reviews from all over 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