How It Works: The Dad Hardcover Book

Hilarious and Uncomfortably Accurate Book

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Dad works hard to put food on the table. He spends his day at the office and comes home to a house full of screaming children. How’s that for a thank you? How it Works: The Dad is beyond hilarious. It features classic Ladybird illustrations, but it’s definitely not meant for kids! This book is all about dad and how he copes with many stresses of adulthood and fatherhood.

Written by Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris. Hardback Dimensions: 15 x 21cm. 56 pages.

Everything But Flowers is happy to provide novelty books like How it Works: The Dad in our great collection of men’s gifts. It makes a fantastic Father’s Day, Christmas, or a birthday present.


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Can you tell me more about this book?

Dad’s everywhere will be able to appreciate the fine humour throughout this book, jam-packed with dad jokes that are guaranteed to put a smile on his face. Reminiscent of childhood favourites, the Ladybird How it Works: The Dad is filled with stunning traditional illustrations and sizeable clear text. The careful choice of word and repetition is designed to help grown-ups to understand the world around them through brilliantly funny text.  This would make the perfect gift for any superhero dad, he will love receiving this awesome book for Father’s Day, his birthday or Christmas, and it is sure to put you in his good books for at least another year.

Who would appreciate this as a gift?

If you are looking for birthday gifts for men who have everything, a stocking filler at Christmas, or a treat for any other special occasion, dads and granddads everywhere will love receiving this amusing How it Works: The Dad book. Throughout the generations, Dads have had to put up with us, they taxi us around, and have protected us from the monsters underneath the bed. It would also be a cute gift for a new dad who is just learning the role or welcoming a new addition to the family. If your significant other loves to laugh, you could even treat him to this book as a great way of letting him know the exciting news. This gift would be a great gift idea for dads on their birthdays, Christmas or Father’s Day, and your old man is bound to be impressed with this excellent book.

What other novelty books do you have available at Everything but Flowers?

If you like the idea of a funny book, but this is not quite the one for your lucky gift recipient, then check out the rest of our novelty book collection. Packed full of humour and wit, there are so many hilarious page-turners to choose from. Have a look at the rest of the Ladybird Books for Grownups, including a Mum version of this one that tells the tale of a mother's duties. Things to Do on the Loo promises toilet entertainment whereas, the 60 and Proud of it Book would make an ideal 60th Birthday gift. Alternatively, the 100 Reasons to Panic About: Getting Old book could be a not so subtle reminder to your friend with a great sense of humour that they are over the hill. Whatever your gift recipient is into, we are sure to have the perfect book for them in our extensive collection.

Do you have any other great gift ideas for Father’s Day?

Dads are pretty special, and at Everything but Flowers, we have so many gifts that would be just perfect for your old man this father’s day.  If your dad likes to look and feel great, then check out our grooming or accessories range. We have lots of spa-quality toiletries that will enhance his natural beauty. Check out the MÜHLE Traditional Shaving Kit for the smoothest shave he has ever had, or perhaps the Men's Leather Toiletries Bag with Personalised Monogram for a custom-made personalised gift that will hold all his products. If your dad is the king of the grill, then check out our Beer and BBQ range, featuring just about everything that he could possibly need to indulge in his two favourite pastimes.  The Corona Beer Hamper is filled with beers and snacks, whereas the Stainless Steel Barbeque Sausage Roller will ensure that his snags are grilled to perfection. If you are looking for an extra special treat, then check out the rest of the gift hampers that we have available. Alternatively, treat Dad to a gift card this Father’s Day, he will love the opportunity to choose his own gift from our fabulous selection.