Slog's Dad

Publisher: Walker Books

Review

Slog’s dad is in heaven but Slog firmly believes he’ll see him again one day. So when he spies the dishevelled bloke on the bench outside the pork shop, he’s convinced it’s his dad who’s come back for a last visit, just like he said he would. But Slog’s friend Davie isn’t so sure…

A poignant and sensitive story of grief and loss is beautifully told in this understated and immensely touching graphic novel. The illustrations and graphics by Dave McKean only serve to enhance the emotion infusing every page of this powerful and original story.

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