Dads can be difficult to buy for, but not to worry: we've put together a list of funny, fascinating and thrilling books that would make great alternatives to socks and ties this Father's Day! Featuring humour, fun and interesting topics, see below for the best books for Father's Day 2019.
The perfect gift for anyone who enjoys a little bit of DIY in their spare time. This book will help your dad to understand how to use and look after his tools correctly, with over 800 photographs and illustrations and handy step-by-step guides. From hammers and spades, to chisels, they'll be creating masterpieces in no time.
It can be difficult finding recipes that will help keep the unwanted weight off. Allow Tom Kerridge to guide your dad this Father's Day with 100 new low in calories but big on flavour meals. After losing 11 stone in four years, there is really no one more capable to motivate your family to eat a little more healthily.
Give your dad a gift with ALL the answers this Father's Day. With over 60 different topics, this book uses practical knowledge and numbers to answer some of the most confusing questions that life has to offer, from how the weather works, to DNA, romance and the internet. Your dad won't be asking you to find the answer to anything ever again.
Is your dad a fan of Lord of the Rings? Why not gift him the complete 75th anniversary box set this Father's Day. Filled with an endless amount of information, let your dad settle down and re-learn what it's like in Middle-earth for Bilbo Baggins and the gang. The perfect collection for both a dedicated fan and someone who is just starting to dip their toe into the fantasy land.
This book provides all the help and knowledge you need when it comes to making the right food choices in your 60s, 70s and beyond. Based on the principles of the Mediterranean diet, backed up by cutting-edge scientific research, it will show you how to make subtle changes to your eating habits and offers a wealth of information so you can make informed, healthy food choices. Fun and illuminating, this book is perfect for dads who are trying to eat healthier, providing plenty of easy-to-follow recipes.
For a dad that believes he's too busy to sit down a read, there's the James Bond 007 Audio Collection. Complete with 23 CDs and narrated by a handful of well-known actors, including Dan Stevens, Rory Kinnear and Damien Lewis, this collection is the ideal gift for anyone who is a fan of 007. Featuring the first four books in the famous collection, this set is sure to keep your dad occupied for hours.
Two-time Olympic gold medallist rower and dedicated dad of three, Alex Gregory shares some of the things he loves to do with his children when he's not busy working hard. He has an adventure for every occasion and time slot, from half an hour after-school to an overnight experience, so your family will have no excuse not to get involved.
This isn't just healthy food: it's proper, which means it's hearty, nutritious and satisfying. Popular DIY SOS presenter Nick Knowles reveals how a trip to Thailand inspired him to transform his diet and live a better life. He shares innovative vegetarian and vegan recipes which are sure to appeal to even the most meat-loving carnivore. From posh nosh to chunky vegan burgers to indulgent desserts, dads will be surprised at how delicious and substantial healthy food can be.
New this year to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, is this hardback novel, which retells the tales of World War II. In association with the Imperial War Museum and written by a military historian, this book would be the perfect gift for any dad with an interest in history and the World Wars.
If your dad is a fan of gardening or just enjoys getting outdoors the he might be interested in A Nation in Bloom, which celebrates the people and places of the Royal Horticultural Society. Beautifully displayed, this book tells the story of how RHS managed to create such outstanding gardens, with particular focus on Wisely, Rosemoor and Hyde Hall and insights into Hampton Court and Chelsea Flower Shows.