Some superheroes wear rocket-propelled boots, drive super-powered cars, and have X-ray vision. But other superheroes wear army boots, drive tanks, and go away for long trips to make the world a safer place. It’s a tough job, but superheroes can do it. With Melinda Hardin’s simple text and with Bryan Langdo’s endearing watercolor-and-pencil illustrations, Hero Dad makes a difficult and tender subject more accessible to children with parents serving far from home.
This sweet patriotic/America book can be used in speech therapy to address themed vocabulary. It is also great for noticing character expressions and for targeting a variety of verbs, as well as for /d/, /h/ and /r/ sounds! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Hero Dad in speech therapy below: