This picture book is a sweet, uplifting celebration of a Black father and his child’s imagination and underscores the power of a dad’s loving presence in his child’s life.
Daddy's Arms is a fun children's book that tells the story of a little boy's adorable and amusing everyday interactions with his dad. Whether it’s playtime, bath time, or bedtime, this wildly imaginative child has his dad’s arms take center stage for every fantastic new adventure.
This book celebrates the bond between father and child as well as the joys of fatherhood. Parents and guardians will certainly enjoy reading Daddy’s Arms to kids, just as much as kids will enjoy listening to them.
Fabian Ferguson an independent author and proud owner of F. Ferguson Books, a children’s book company devoted to uplifting Black authors and Black lead characters. Driven by his passion for creating stories for his son that he wished he had had as a child, in 2018, Fabian wrote Daddy’s Arms about a father and son’s adventures and launched his own publishing company, F. Ferguson Books LLC, shortly after. To date, Fabian has authored and independently published three children’s titles, and has plans to publish an additional eight titles between 2022 and 2026.
Fabian is a first-generation Panamanian American, born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. He now lives with his wife and children in Atlanta, GA. You can still find him photographing the occasional wedding while being inspired by his children for his next storybook with more Black lead characters.