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Fortunately, the Milk

Written by Neil Gaiman & illustrated by Skottie Young
Published by HarperCollins
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Sep 30, 2014
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“I bought the milk,” said my father. “I walked out of the corner shop, and heard a noise like this: t h u m m t h u m m. I looked up and saw a huge silver disc hovering in the air above Marshall Road.” “Hullo,” I said to myself. “That’s not something you see every day. And then something odd happened.” Find out just how odd things get in this hilarious New York Times bestselling story of time travel and breakfast cereal, expertly told by Newbery Medalist and bestselling author Neil Gaiman and illustrated by Skottie Young.

What Kind of Book is Fortunately, the Milk

What Should I Know As a Parent

Families are unique and have different expectations for the books they choose to read. The following is a list of concepts included in this book that some parents may wish to seek out or avoid.

Violence: This book contains many adventures the father tells about, and one instance includes ancient prophecies where they were going to sacrifice a small, skinny guy.

Note that this list is not exhaustive and there may be concepts in this book that are not included or have been insufficiently or incorrectly detailed here.

What Questions Should I Ask My Child

  • In this story, the father tells about many crazy experiences he had trying to get home after buying the milk. Which part of his journey was your favorite?

  • The children wonder why their father could be taking so long to grab milk for their cereal. Is there an errand you think takes a long time to help with? What fantastical story might you come up with to explain why it takes so long?

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Who Wrote Fortunately, the Milk

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Neil Gaiman

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 The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish, The Wolves in the Walls, and Crazy Hair. He is a cult figure in the comic book world, and is also a photographer.

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Who Illustrated Fortunately, the Milk

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Skottie Young

Skottie Young is an award-winning cartoonist and writer who illustrates New York Times bestselling adaptations of L. Frank Baum’s Oz novels for Marvel Entertainment. His unique art style and sensibilities have drawn acclaim worldwide, earning him multiple Eisner Awards. He has worked in comics, toys, and animation for Marvel, Warner Bros., Image Comics, Mattel, Cartoon Network, and many more. Skottie lives in Illinois.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780062224088
Publication Date:
September 30, 2014
Word Count:
7620
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2012050670
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
1023776180
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0062224085
ATOS® Book Level:
4.3
Accelerated Reader® Points:
1.0
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
160992
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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