By: Christa Protano
Baseball tickets. Barbecue tools. A new pair of socks. Dads are so easy. That’s why we know he’ll also appreciate a good book. From history to pop culture to silly dad jokes, here are five titles to peak dad’s interest.
This encyclopedic volume is guaranteed to help dad improve his Jeopardy skills. With just under a thousand pages, 1001 Ideas takes a deep dive into the ancient and modern innovations that have revolutionized how we experience the world. Let’s start with World Religions for $200, shall we?
If you haven't noticed, all things Elvis are having a moment. And if your dad likes to rock out, then this collectible title will definitely hit the right note (see what we did there?). Elvis ’68 Comeback includes exclusive full-color photographs and detailed commentary on the eponymous television special that reignited the King of Rock ’n’ Roll’s career and solidified his reign over the American music scene.
Before he heads out on his next camping trip with the boys, make sure dad has this handy guide to help him tackle whatever Mother Nature might throw down. Full of practical advice for everything from finding food and water sources and building shelter to first aid and even going map-free, this book covers it all.
History buffs will be mesmerized by this hardcover tome, which includes real-life satellite photographs and battle maps from World War II. Featuring key milestones such as the Battle of the Bulge, Iwo Jima, D-Day and more, don't be surprised if dad spends more hours paging through this book then he did watching Band of Brothers.
No matter their age, all dads can’t resist a one-liner or pun that is guaranteed to get the requisite eye roll from a loved one. But hey, if dad jokes make him happy, why fight it this Father’s Day? Instead, gift him a collection of silly knock-knock, tweets and Q&A jokes from Portable Press’ series of hilarious Dad Joke and Word Search titles.