by Jackie Park
Of all the children’s books I’ve purchased, this was one of the few that made me pause, smile and then reminisce even before I read the contents of Run, Dad, Run!. One glimpse and I was instantly transported back to a time when running was one of my sports of choice in spite of its challenges.
I remember waking up much, much earlier than I was used to and then commuting to pre-assigned meet up places from which my friends and I would walk to the starting line. I remember the slight chills the mornings brought, muscles stretched into wakefulness and the excitement that brimmed within the participants. Naturally, there was no doubt that I was going to bring this book home.