The Bureau of Misplaced Dads

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The boy misplaces his dad. He looks for him at the Bureau for Misplaced Dads. (Seriously! Is that a thing? The Bureau of Misplaced Dads was not what I thought it would be.) He finds dads there. (The clueless dad and the mountain dad were my favorites. The clueless dad is short and bald. He is like my dad. My dad isn’t short and bald, but he is clueless. The mountain dad is hairy. He’s also like my dad, because he’s hairy. My dad doesn’t smell like mountains.) The man with the striped shirt should be in the Ping-Pong room. The bearded guy should be some place else – chewing bubblegum. The dad named Michael is pretty random. The water is going through drippy dad’s umbrella. The boy doesn’t really describe his daddy. He doesn’t find him there. The boy remembers where his dad is. He’s hiding behind the— Read the book to find out.

I liked the ending. There are only two funny dads: the clueless dad and the mountain dad. I can read this book myself. My favorite picture is the one on the cover, because my favorite dads are in it. This book is funny. This is a good book for dads, coat racks, and kids to read together.

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Author Eric Veille, Pauline Martin, Illustrator
Star Count 4/5
Format Hard
Page Count 34 pages
Publisher Kids Can Press
Publish Date 01-Aug-2015
ISBN 9781771382380
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Issue October 2015
Category Children's


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