The Day I Swapped My Dad For Two Goldfish

(3 reviews with an average rating of 4 out of 5)

Publisher: Bloomsbury Children's Books

Review

When Mike swaps his dad for his friend Nathan’s two goldfish his mum is not pleased. In fact, she makes him swap his dad right back. However, when Mike and his younger sister go to Nathan’s, they find that their dad has already been traded for an electric guitar.

Mike and his little sister must travel throughout town trading various objects to eventually find their father, locked in a rabbit pen and reading the paper.

Gaiman’s quirky text and original storyline are brilliantly paired with the highly appealing illustrations of Dave McKean. This inventive and comical story will strike a chord with precocious young readers and listeners alike.

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