Synopses & Reviews
In this heart-warming, beautifully hand-illustrated story of love, appreciation and acceptance between a daughter and her wheelchair-bound father, young Nari gives her dad constant support and encouragement, despite the fact that they can't do things other children might get to do with their parents. The story and images relate a gentle, happy world of observation, patience, and real relatedness.
Her father can't walk, and often frets over all of the things that he can't do with her, like play soccer or go skiing. But she doesn't care in the least about what he can't do--"don't be sorry, Dad " she says. What she loves is what they do together
Together, she and her father navigate everything from icy ponds to ocean shores, rainy days to sunshine. She knows that her dad worries sometimes, but she is happy with him, just the way he is. This is a heart-warming, beautifully hand-illustrated story of love, appreciation, and acceptance.
Her dad can't walk. But she doesn't care about what he can't do, what she loves is what they do together
Based on experiences from author Nari Hong's own childhood, Days With Dad is a heartwarming story of love and appreciation between a young girl and her dad, who uses a wheelchair. Narrated by the daughter, the story follows an ongoing conversation between the two about the father's regret over what he is unable to do with his daughter because of his reliance on a wheelchair. But his daughter makes it clear that there's nothing to feel badly about. Whether they're sitting on the beach building a sandcastle or drinking hot cocoa and watching the rain, what she loves are the things they can do together.