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Book Grocer Recommends: Gifts for Dad

by Book Grocer on August 29, 2022
Trust us when we say there's nothing quite like the feeling of opening a box full of books. Check out our recommendations below, whether Dad enjoys discussing the strategies behind the battlefield, grilling up a storm on the barbie, or adventurous pastimes, we have the greatest picks for all the cool dads out there.
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Still thinking about what to get for Dad? Check out our curated collection for Father's Day.

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1. Chef Dad

We're 99% certain that the Dad population appreciates a good barbecue more than anyone else, and therefore, we're 99% certain that The Little Book of BBQ and Modern Meat Kitchen are real winners when it comes to picking out the perfect cookery books for Chef Dad.

The Little Book of BBQ: Get fired up, it's grilling time! 9781800690097Modern Meat Kitchen: How to Choose, Prepare and Cook Meat and Poultry 9781849756525

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2. Active Dad

Gripping tales, extreme locations, and a dash of danger, these books are going to make Dad feel like he's actually on the adventure of a lifetime. Climb treacherous mountains, cycle through the French Alps, and fish at spectacular locations across the globe with these thrilling escapades.

Extreme Eiger: Triumph and Tragedy on the North Face 9781471134616Great Cycling Climbs: The French Alps 9780500022719Fishing Impossible: Three Fishing Fanatics. Ten Epic Adventures. The TV tie-in book to the BBC Worldwide series with ITV, set in British Columbia, the Bahamas, Kenya, Laos, Argentina, South Africa, Scotland, Thailand, Peru and Norway 9781786491169

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3. Detective Dad

The Crime & Thriller category is one of our most popular categories. Once you're hooked, you're hooked. Think Dad can't get enough? Then we're strongly recommending our Crime and Thriller Book Boxes, guaranteed to keep him booked for a very long time... or at least a week or two!

A Death in Rembrandt Square 9781472126283Hostage 9781472120212 Legacy of War: The action-packed new book in the Courtney Series 9781838772246Tomorrow, the Killing: Low Town 2 9781444721362

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4. Historian Dad

For the dads with a fairly large stash of fun facts from the past, this category is perfect. We've featured a couple of books on Australian History under this header, but our range of History Books go far, far, far back and across many countries and regions. 

1835: The Founding of Melbourne & the Conquest of Australia 9781863956000HMAS Sydney: Australia's Greatest Naval Tragedy 9780733640179Leadership in War: Essential Lessons from Those Who Made History 9780525522386Crumps And Camouflets - ANZAC Centenary Commemorative Release: Australian Tunnelling Companies on the Western Front 9781922132864Operation Vengeance: The Astonishing Aerial Ambush That Changed World War II 9780062938107

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    5. Just for Dad

    The perfect finishing touch to any gift for Dad!

    Dad Disasters: When Dads Go Bad 9781911042006Stop the Dad Jokes! 9781761043086My Dad 9780711255326



    Don't forget to check out our full list of Father's Day Gift Ideas below!
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