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by Dave Mckean,Neil Gaiman


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The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish is a book by Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean, first published in 1997 by White Wolf Publishing. It was republished in 2004 by Harper Children's with a new cover and afterword

The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish is a book by Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean, first published in 1997 by White Wolf Publishing. It was republished in 2004 by Harper Children's with a new cover and afterword.

When a boy swaps his dad for two goldfish he does not really think through the consequences! . The premise was so simple, yet so unlike anything else I've read for children. Neil Gaiman has the uncanny gift of being able to delve into the brains of any age group and write for them.

When a boy swaps his dad for two goldfish he does not really think through the consequences! After all, he is not the only person who can swap stuff. When the boy is told by his mother that he has to get his father back it is not so easily done. In this case, it was the brain of a child, who was sick of seeing his dad just sitting around reading the newspaper. A child who was jealous of his friend's goldfish and wanted them so badly, he was willing to trade for them.

I first discovered The Day I Traded my Dad for Two Goldfish while perusing the section of Neil Gaiman Books on Scribd.

The young boy-narrator of this amusing picture-book from author Neil Gaiman and illustrator Dave McKean, who have also collaborated on such titles as Coraline and The Wolves in the Walls, relates how he came to swap his newspaper-reading father for his friend Nathan's two goldfish. His younger sister, not unnaturally, predicts trouble, and sure enough, when the boy's mother comes home, he is made to take the goldfish back. I first discovered The Day I Traded my Dad for Two Goldfish while perusing the section of Neil Gaiman Books on Scribd.

Neil Gaiman, Dave McKean. I'll swap you my dad," I said. Oh-oh," said my little sister. What if you wanted your best friend's two goldfish so much that you'd swap anything for them, even your father?

Neil Gaiman, Dave McKean. What if you wanted your best friend's two goldfish so much that you'd swap anything for them, even your father? What if your mother came home and found out what you'd done? Год: 2006.

Dave McKean is a long-time artistic collaborator of award-winning author Neil Gaiman

Dave McKean is a long-time artistic collaborator of award-winning author Neil Gaiman. He has illustrated and designed several children's books, including eight with Neil: Coraline, The Wolves in the Walls, The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish, Varjak Paw with SF Said (winner of the Smarties Gold award in 2004), Mirrormask, The Tragical Comedy or Comical Tragedy of Mr Punch, Signal to Noise and Crazy Hair.

Neil Gaiman was born in Portchester, England on November 10, 1960 His children's books include The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish; Coraline, which won the Elizabeth Burr/Worzalla, the BSFA, the Hugo, the Nebula, an. .

Neil Gaiman was born in Portchester, England on November 10, 1960. He worked as a journalist and freelance writer for a time, before deciding to try his hand at comic books. Some of his work has appeared in publications such as Time Out, The Sunday Times, Punch and The Observer. His children's books include The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish; Coraline, which won the Elizabeth Burr/Worzalla, the BSFA, the Hugo, the Nebula, and the Bram Stoker awards; The Wolves in the Walls; and The Graveyard Book, which won the Newbery Award in 2009. He also co-wrote Good Omens with Terry Pratchett.

I'll swap you my dad," I said. Chosen as one of Newsweek magazine's Best Children's Books of the Year, The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish is beloved by readers of all ages.

NEIL GAIMAN is the author of several books for children, including the New York Times bestselling . The Wolves in the Walls. The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish.

NEIL GAIMAN is the author of several books for children, including the New York Times bestselling CORALINE; the collection of short stories for young readers M IS FOR MAGIC; and INTERWORLD, co-authored with Michael Reaves. His picture books include THE WOLVES IN THE WALLS and THE DAY I SWAPPED MY DAD FOR TWO GOLDFISH, illustrated by Dave McKean, and THE DANGEROUS ALPHABET, illustrated by Gris Grimly.

"I'll swap you my dad," I said. "Oh-oh," said my little sister.

What if you wanted your best friend's two goldfish so much that you'd swap anything for them, even your father?

What if your mother came home and found out what you'd done?

The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish is a hilarious adventure and was the first book for younger readers from the acclaimed author and illustrator of the New York Times best-sellers The Wolves in the Walls and Coraline. Chosen as one of Newsweek magazine's Best Children's Books of the Year, The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish is beloved by readers of all ages. This new edition features brand-new jacket art and an afterword by the author on the origins of this unique and wonderfully funny story.


Comments: (7)

Rishason
This was a wonderful book. Not only did my three year old daughter love it but I did as well. Just the thought of trading your dad for something else and him getting traded down the line was brilliant. The art is not for everyone. A few people i showed the book to thought it was too "out there". I loved the art. Neil Gaiman and Dave Mckean make a wonderful duo in this book. This is one of those books that I will never have a problem reading to my children over and over again.
Akinonris
Excellent book!!
Phobism
My 6-year-old granddaughter loved this book! The illustrations are great. How you go about trading your Dad - I don't know. But it works in this fun story.
Drelajurus
Cute and funny. The kid really did swap the dad for two Goldfish.
Vut
My four year old loved it and his seven year old sister enjoyed listening as we read it.
Zacki
Great gift.
energy breath
This is a delightful book that I gave to my 8 year old grandson. He is reading young readers novelettes, but when I saw this book I thought the humor and illustrations would interest him. He loves the book. I am so glad I bought it for him.
The young ones should enjoy this silliness -- just hope they don't get any ideas about trading you for goldfish or a birdhouse or silly masks.

Neil Gaiman always delivers and the art by Dave McKean is an amusing mixture, somewhat collage-like (sorry, I don't know much about art techniques, I just know when I really like art that also helps move the story along).
The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish download epub
Growing Up & Facts of Life
Author: Dave Mckean,Neil Gaiman
ISBN: 0060587024
Category: Children's Books
Subcategory: Growing Up & Facts of Life
Language: English
Publisher: HarperCollins (September 1, 2004)