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The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish

Written by Neil Gaiman & illustrated by Dave McKean
Published by HarperCollins US
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Aug 31, 2004
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“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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Who Wrote The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish

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Neil Gaiman

<p>Dave McKean is best known for his work on Neil Gaiman’s Sandman series of graphic novels and for his CD covers for musicians from Tori Amos to Alice Cooper. He also illustrated Neil Gaiman’s picture books <em>The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish</em>, <em>The Wolves in the Walls</em>, and <em>Crazy Hair</em>. He is a cult figure in the comic book world, and is also a photographer. </p>

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Who Illustrated The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish

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Dave McKean

<p>Dave McKean is best known for his work on Neil Gaiman’s Sandman series of graphic novels and for his CD covers for musicians from Tori Amos to Alice Cooper. He also illustrated Neil Gaiman’s picture books <em>The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish</em>, <em>The Wolves in the Walls</em>, and <em>Crazy Hair</em>. He is a cult figure in the comic book world, and is also a photographer. </p>

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780060587017
Publication Date:
August 31, 2004
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0060587016

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