Celebrate every type of Dad and win a copy of the charming This is my Dad

Families of all shapes and sizes are welcomed in this heartfelt book about how every kind of Dad is special

Dimity Powell has created a timely book all about modern family dynamics that will particularly resonate with children of single parents. Accompanied by touching illustrations by Nicky Johnston, This is My Dad follows young Leo as he tries to navigate Tell Us About Your Dad Day despite having never actually met his Dad. Leo spends the book searching for clues and imagining what his Dad could be like but his search comes to nought. Leo's single mum, an awesome children's author, is his hero. In the end, Leo realises he already has a figure in his life every bit as great as all the Dads he imagined. 

The book is a perfect introduction to the concept that families come in all shapes and sizes. As one in four children come from a single parent household and 90% of those parents are mothers, this book raises important themes that are particularly relevant today.

We are delighted to be giving away a copy of this heart-warming book to five lucky winners who fill out the form below by 11pm Wednesday 13th July 2022. Good Luck!

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1. Participants must be at least 18 years old to enter.

2. To enter the competition, you must be a resident of England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland. 

3. The competition is not open to employees (or members of their immediate families) of BookTrust.

4. Only one entry per person.

5. Entries must be submitted by 11pm on Wednesday 13th July 2022.

6. There will be five winners selected at random (from all eligible entries).

7. If a chosen winner does not respond to correspondence within one week, a new winner will be selected.

8. Our decision will be final, and no correspondence will be entered into.

9. The prize will not be transferable to another person.

10. No part of the prize is exchangeable for cash or any other prize.

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15. BookTrust reserves the right to amend the competition end date at any time.

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