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Slog's Dad David Almond, Dave McKean

Walker Books Ltd
Paperback / softback 64 pages

ISBN:
9781406331394
Size:
210 x 162 x 7mm
Published:
1st Jan 2012
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Overview

Part story, part graphic novel - a tender slice of life and death from the creators of The Savage.Do you believe there's life after death? Slog does. He reckons that the scruffy bloke sitting outside the pork shop is his dad come back to visit him for one last time - just like he'd said he would, just before he died. Slog's mate Davie isn't convinced. But how does this man know everything Slog's dad would know? Because Slog says it really is his dad, that's how.

Author

David Almond is the acclaimed author of Skellig, winner of the Whitbread Children's Award and the Carnegie Medal; Kit's Wilderness, winner of the Smarties Award Silver Medal, Highly Commended for the Carnegie Medal, and shortlisted for the Guardian Award; and The Fire-Eaters, winner of the Whitbread Award, the Smarties Gold Award and shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. David has also collaborated with Polly Dunbar on the highly acclaimed, My Dad's a Birdman and The Boy Who Climbed into the Moon.Dave McKean is a world-renowned artist, designer, and film director who has illustrated several books for children, including The Savage by David Almond, and Coraline, The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish, and The Wolves in the Wall, all by Neil Gaiman. He also provided art and design for Neil Gaiman's comic series The Sandman as well as illustrating Heston Blumenthal's Fat Duck Cookbook.

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