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Forget another pair of socks or a shirt for Father's Day this year why not try something completely different that is both imaginative and unique? Look no further than the British Library’s Adopt a Book scheme for a fantastic gift idea for all dads. By simply visiting, for as little as £25, you can adopt one of the great books we have available for adoption for Father’s Day and show your dad just how much he means to you.

For all those dads attempting to get in shape for summer, look no further than the 19th Century classic Manly Exercises (1849) full of advice on how to vault, run and ride like a man should! If your dad prefers taking a lighter approach to exercise and sports, some of the fantastic sporting books that are available to adopt, include The Annals of Tennis (1878), Heard in the Scrum (1964)...

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