My dad, my rock

Original Title:

My dad, my rock










ISBN: 978-1-64962-131-3

32 pages

8.5” x 11” (21,6 x 27,94 cm) - 23,99$€

My dad my rockMy dad my rock

Oliver never met his grandpa. He wonders what he would tell Grandpa if the two of them could meet, even once. Oliver decides that he would tell him about an amazing man that Grandpa never met: Oliver’s dad, Grandpa’s own son. In this touching and heartfelt story, you will be taken on a journey of what it means to be a dad and to be the master of your own destiny.



Rights sold: Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Korean, world English, simplified Chinese, world French, Spanish (Chile) languages



Select Reviews:


“A beautifully illustrated, touching tale of love.”

Kirkus Reviews (starred review) + Editor’s Pick + Kirkus Best Book of July 2022 + Kirkus 100 Best Books of 2022 


⭐“A heartfelt and moving ode to the father-son bond. A genuine delight.”

Publishers Weekly (Booklife), starred review and Editor’s Pick 


⭐“Such a heartwarming book. Beautifully written and illustrated.”

– author-illustrator Eric Fan (from The Fan Brothers) 


⭐“Santos offers a poignant picture of multigenerational fatherhood in this tender tribute. Forlati’s artfully textural illustrations soothe, aptly matching the story’s emotional acuity. ”

Publishers Weekly (a PW 2022 Children’s Book for Father’s Day Pick)


⭐“A heartwarming picture book about father-son love that carries from one generation to the next. The illustrations are gorgeous and charming.”

Foreword Reviews, starred review



Awards & special mentions:

International Latino Books Awards 2022:

Best Children’s Fiction Picture Book (Honor)


International Latino Books Awards 2022:

Most Inspirational Children’s Picture Book (Honor)


Kirkus Reviews’ Best Books of 2022


Publishers Weekly:

PW 2022 Children’s Book for Father’s Day Pick





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