When Your Daddy's A Soldier

by Penguin Young Readers


A lyrical, moving story about a family's experience at home during their dad's time away at war.

For one young boy and his family at home, the days pass slowly. That's because when your daddy's a soldier and he's away at war, you can't wait for him to come home so you can be together again.

This poignant and impactful story, inspired by the author's lived experiences, captures the essence of the daily heartache, fear, joy, and uncertainty that a child whose parent has gone off to war must live with.

  • Author: Gretchen McLellan
  • Hardcover: 32 pages
  • Reading Age: 4 - 8 years