A t-shirt or a tie are great
Father’s Day gifts. But if you’re looking for a keepsake dad will hold onto long after your little one has grown and flown, there’s nothing better than a personalized daddy-and-me book for Father’s Day. Whether it includes real photos of your child and their dad or changes up the storyline using their real names, this is a gift they can share with each other again and again, and pull off the shelf years down the road.
Not surprisingly, the
personalized trend has hit the literary world in a big way. Now there are dozens of sites that can customize a storyline or illustrations — complete with a cartoon dad that looks exactly like the man of the hour. In fact, there are even a few free downloadable personalized Father’s Day book options available on sites like Etsy, in case you want to do it yourself.
The best part is, with so many options to choose from, you can find the best personalized
Father’s Day book for your pop. Whether he’ll appreciate seeing himself as a capped comic book superhero or prefers flipping pages of a board book filled with sweet shots of him and his new babe, there really is something for everyone. We only include products that have been independently selected by Romper's editorial team. However, we may receive a portion of sales if you purchase a product through a link in this article. 1 A personalized book about a father-child bond in different languages
This adorably illustrated book about the quirks of fatherhood can be ordered in English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Luxembourgish, and Galician. Not only can customers personalize the name, gender, skin color, hair color, hairstyle, and beard, but the clothing and glasses can be specified as well.
2 A heartfelt book for grandpa
Customize names (you can address it to Grandpa, Paw Paw, Pa, or any moniker Granda or father figure has) and skin and hair tones to make this picture book from Shutterfly feel a little extra special and sentimental.
3 A sweet personalized book featuring fuzzy polar bears
This sweet book features animals to illustrate the protective and loving nature of fathers (no matter what species), and allows customers to specify the recipient, nicknames, and include a personal message to be printed within its pages.
4 A Peppa Pig-inspired parenting book
customized story where your child’s dad and Daddy Pig talk about their top parenting tips and funniest advice about being dads, it can star up to 3 children and their dad alongside Peppa, George, and Daddy Pig . Customizable character features include names, hairstyles and colors, skin tones, eye colors, and the option for glasses for all characters (plus dad’s facial hair). 5 A customized photo album for dad
If you want to make a personalized Father’s Day book but you also appreciate efficiency, then log in to your already existing Shutterfly account and grab your pictures right from there to craft this fun
photo book gift. 6 A book that tells dad why he’s so special
sweetly illustrated book that numbers all the reasons why daddy is loved, you can customize the number of children and dad’s name, plus you can add a personal gift message to the first page. 7 A baby board book for dad
You might love the idea of a beautifully detailed customized book for your spouse, but realize that if they’re reading it to baby, it’s gonna get gooed up. So get a board book instead. This
Daddy And Me Board book is baby appropriate while just as tender as the other options. 8 A ‘Guess How Much I Love You?’ book
How much do you love your dad? It’s hard to put into words, so let this personalized
book do it for you. As a bonus, you can include multiple children so no one feels left out. I Love Daddy This Much 9 A cartoon dad who looks just like your pa
Not only is the story of
Hooray Heroes daddy-driven book customizable, but so are the characters. That means you can make a dad to match your own along with your child, and there are options for grandpa, too. 10 A book for dads of daughters
Find your best snaps of your daughter and her dad then compile them in this
beautiful photo album complete with meaningful quotes and phrases dad will appreciate forever. 11 A book for dads with sons 13 A superhero story for dad
Another riff on the classic comic book, this version from Uncommon Goods puts
dad at the center of the story as he becomes the hero of adventures big and small. 14 A #girldad book
Written from a baby’s point of view as she discovers her wonderful father, this
sweet book about being daddy’s little girl will give dad all the feels. 15 A book starring dad
From name, sex, skin tone, eye color, and hairstyle, you can personalize this story to star your own dad.
This beautiful book will become a timeless favorite in your home. 16 A Sandra Boynton book starring dad
Sandra Boynton is a beloved children’s book author. Her colorful characters, like silly cows and monsters, are favorites with babies and toddlers. Now you can insert your dad or child in her stories with these
personalized board books. Just upload a photo and text and you’ve got your own Boynton classic. 17 Super personalized book for dad
Some personalized books just let you add in your dad’s name or photo. This
Etsy option lets you add his name, location, nickname, and child’s name to make it extra customized. 18 An illustrated photo book for dad
This Etsy vendor takes your own pictures and manipulates them to look like illustrations for a
super special children’s book style. Plus, you can send in up to 20 photos to use. 19 A handwritten Father’s Day book
If you want to make your book for dad extra personalized and off the cuff, get
this book. With prompts to hand write your own favorite thoughts about dad, you’ll be able to customize it like a journal. 20 A personalized coupon book for dad
Remember in kindergarten when you crafted a
coupon book for your dad? That’s the same idea here, only 100 percent more professional looking with personalized tasks you’ll do for your dad. 21 A beautifully illustrated custom dad book
Starring silly foxes and whimsical rabbits and darling elephants, you’d be hard pressed to find a prettier
personalized book for dad. Just add in your child or children’s names for a super special gift.
Tell your dad a new story this Father’s Day. With these personalized books, you can write a new chapter in the ongoing tale of your unconditional bond.
This article was originally published on
June 11, 2021