The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish by Neil Gaiman audiobook

The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish

By Neil Gaiman
Read by Neil Gaiman

HarperCollins
0.23 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9780061987366

"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.

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Summary

Summary

"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.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A strange, cathartic…original book about a scary prediction that comes true, and is also classy and cool.” Sunday Times (London)
“A bittersweet, guffaw-out-loud story.” Guardian (London)
“A truly imaginative tale.” Independent on Sunday (London)
“Leave it to Neil Gaiman to write a zany tale that’s swimmingly good.” Washington Missourian
“Deadpan humor abounds…This is one book that’s guaranteed to be spotted by boys, reluctant readers, would-be artists, and teen siblings.” Children’s Literature

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Author

Author Bio: Neil Gaiman

Author Bio: Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman is the author of several #1 New York Times bestsellers, including Norse Mythogy, The Ocean at the End of the Lane, and Anansi Boys, and others, as well as the Sandman series of graphic novels. His fiction has received Newbery, Carnegie, Hugo, Nebula, World Fantasy, and Will Eisner awards. His novel American Gods aired as a TV series in 2017. Originally from England, he lives in the United States, where he is a professor at Bard College.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 0.23
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English