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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish

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One day my mom went out and left me at home with just my little sister and my dad.

My dad sat in front of the television, reading his newspaper. My dad doesn?t pay much attention to anything when he?s reading his newspaper.

My little sister and I played in the garden. My sister played with her Barbie dolls, and I played at putting mud down my sister's neck.

My friend Nathan came over to my house. He had a glass bowl with him. There was something in the glass bowl.

"What?s that?" I said.

"Two goldfish," he said. "They are called Sawney and Beaney. Aren?t they neat?"

They were pretty neat.

"I?ll swap you them," I said.

"What for?" asked Nathan.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781565041998
Author:
McKean, Dave
Author:
McKean, Dave
Publisher:
White Wolf Publishing
Location:
Clarkston, GA :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Fantastic fiction
Subject:
Family - Parents
Subject:
Fathers and sons
Subject:
Graphic Novels
Edition Number:
1st trade ed.
Series Volume:
99-316
Publication Date:
c1998
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
1 v. (unpaged)
Dimensions:
8.98x8.98x.16 in. .45 lbs.
Age Level:
04-08

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Product details 1 v. (unpaged) pages White Wolf Games Studio - English 9781565041998 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The creators of "Mister Punch" and "The Sandman" team up once again to take readers on a lavishly illustrated journey into the quirky mind of a young boy.
"Synopsis" by , A young man swaps his father for his friend's goldfish, and when his mother finds out, he returns the fish to his friend, only to be sent on a long series of trades to get his father back.
"Synopsis" by , The stories we tell are not limited to monsters and harsh otherworlds. Yet the fiction books in the Borealis imprint certainly belong to a world other than our own. This line encompasses our science fiction, fantasy and horror novels and anthologies.

Teaming up once again, Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean take a lavishly illustrated journey into the quirky mind of a young boy. Written for both the young and the young at heart by the creators of Mister Punch and The Sandman, The Day 1 Swapped My Dad For Two Goldfish is a bargain that every reader will get the best of!

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