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Today’s post is written by 5 Minutes for Books contributing reviewer Lauren.
My husband doesn’t dance—ever. So you can imagine how surprised I was one Sunday afternoon to walk into my daughter’s bedroom and find a royal ball in progress. My daughter was dressed in her Snow White costume, and my husband was dancing her around the room. It truly melted my heart to see the special relationship between a daddy and his little girl (she obviously has him wrapped around her finger).
In Dance Me, Daddy, singer/songwriter Cindy Morgan captures the love between a father and daughter perfectly. The story begins with a young girl in pigtails who declares herself a princess and her daddy the king of the world. Each night, before the little girl is tucked into bed, they twirl around together. The story progresses until the father and daughter dance together at her wedding. Dance Me, Daddy is sure to tug on the heartstrings of fathers (and mothers) everywhere, and it is enjoyable for young children as well. It is a perfect story for a daddy to share with his little girl, and it would make a great Father’s Day gift.
This book was inspired Cindy Morgan’s song, “King of the World”, which was written for Point of Grace (the CD of this song is included with the book). The illustrations, by Philomena O’Neill are very well done. Ms. O’Neill conveys the love between the father and daughter with warm and vibrant artwork; and I appreciate that her illustrations include characters of many ethnic backgrounds. Dance Me, Daddy is a book that is sure to be enjoyed by anyone who understands the special bond between a father and his little girl (and I still count myself as a daddy’s girl, even though I am 35)!
If you would like to win one of three copies of Dance Me, Daddy, please leave a comment (U.S. and Canadian residents can win).
Additionally, Zonderkidz is currently hosting a contest where children and parents alike can enter to win a Sony BRAVIA for Dad on Father’s Day. Entrants simply tell a story about their own father, or a special father figure in their or their children’s lives. Click HERE to read more about this contest.
The winner of If you Give a Mom a Martini is #2 Laura.
Lauren is a wife, a mother of two, and an avid reader. She blogs at Baseballs and Bows.
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kathy pease says
Thanks for the GREAT giveaway
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There are, relatively speaking, very few books about fathers and daughters, so bravo for this one and thanks for the chance to win it!
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enter me please
Sue W says
I remember when I was little standing on the top of my Dad’s feet while he danced with me. What a special time that was. Please enter me.
sounds like a great book. id love to have it to have dh read to dd at night 🙂
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This sounds so much like my husband and daughter…she has him wrapped around her little finger. He has danced with me maybe 8 times…and only twice since we got married almost 8 years ago…but I see them dancing a lot more then that. Books are priceless. Thanks for the giveaway!
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This is so cute, our daughter changed our lives, especially my husband. It melts my heart to watch him with her and this would be a great Father’s Day gift. Thanks for sharing!
This book/CD combinations sounds so delightful. I have a neighbor girl who loves music and books. If I were to win I’d give it to her for her enjoyment.
Sounds like a wonderful book, perfect for Father’s Day!
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Oh I would love this!!!
Im an email subscriber. Thanks for the giveaway!
My daughter has her daddy wrapped around her little finger, right where he should be 🙂
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Thanks, this sounds great!!!
Pamela S says
This sounds like SUCH a sweet book. My nephew with a toddler daughter is getting divorced and I’d love to give this to him to share with his daughter so they can keep their bond alive. Thanks.p
A perfect book for my husband to read to my daughter. Thanks.
This would be a great gift from my 8 month old sweetie to her daddy.
My hubby loves his 6 month old little baby girl!!
This book looks very cute.
This book sounds precious — count us in!
What a great book. I would love to win this for father’s day.
I have one girl and two boys. Our daughter LOVES to dance. This would be a great addition to our library.
I sounds like the making of sweet memories for daddy and daughter. My husband reads to our daughter sometimes 10 books in one sitting. I love seeing them together!
Oh, how sweet. My DH adores his 3 little girls! Please enter me!
Count me in.
Ginger Sims says
I have a 10 year little girl that is wrapped around her Daddy’s little finger. She is and will always be a Daddy’s Girl. I was too!!!
Linda W. says
Reminds me of “Butterfly Kisses” song. I myself remembering dancing on my dad’s feet. Such a tender book. Thank you for offering a copy to be won.
Tammy Gordon says
Would love this for my husband from his two daughters for father’s day.
What a neat book, I’m about to have a girl and would love to read the book to her.
This would be perfect!
Marla Taviano says
I have 3 little girls. This would be perfect. Thanks for the chance to win!
i *love* this song, and the book looks just as precious. we have three boys and now finally a daddy’s girl who just turned two. this would be perfect for her and daddy to share together!
This sounds great! Just reading the write up brought tears to my eyes!
I teach kindergarten. I’d love to have this for my classroom.
This would be such a special Father’s Day gift from my little girl to her daddy.
This sounds like a great book. I would love to win. Thanks for the contest.
I’d love to win this.
Heather H says
We would love this – my little girl has her daddy wrapped around her finger!
We just had our baby girl a week ago and my husband is COMPLETELY smitten. Brings tears of joy to my eyes just to think about it. We are so blessed.
This would be wonderful for my daughter and her daddy. 🙂 Thanks for the giveaway!
Jennifer B. says
Is this like your other giveaways where you get extra entries for being a subscriber to your newsletter and feed? If so, I subscribe to both!
Jennifer B. says
I have three “daddy’s girls” that would love this book!
Carrie F. says
awww that’s like the song “Cinderella” by Steven Curtis Chapman!!!
My husband and almost 3 year old daughter often do the tango and other dances. I am sure he would love this book.
Having 4 girls, there is lots of dancing and twirling. I can already feel the tears…
Mama Zen says
This sounds precious!