Format: Audio Book (CD)
Dimensions: 5 × 5.38 × 0.37 in
Published: November 25, 2013
Publisher: Harpercollins Publishers
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0062332082
ISBN - 13: 9780062332080
From the Publisher
A Globe & Mail 100 Selection
"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 story of time travel and breakfast cereal, expertly told by Newbery Medalist and bestselling author Neil Gaiman.
About the Author
Neil Gaiman was born in Portchester, England on November 10, 1960. Gaiman worked as a journalist and freelance writer for a time, before deciding to try his hand at comic books. Some of his work has appeared in publications such as Time Out, The Sunday Times, Punch and The Observer. His first comic endeavor was the graphic novel series The Sandman. It is the comic book he is most famous for and the series has won every major industry award, including 9 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, 3 Harvey Awards, and the 1991 World Fantasy Award for best short story, making it the first comic ever to win a literary award. He writes both children and adult books. His adult books include Stardust, which won the Mythopoeic Award as best novel for adults in 1999; American Gods, which won the Hugo, Nebula, Bram Stoker, SFX, and Locus awards; and Anansi Boys. His children's books include The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish; Coraline, which won the Elizabeth Burr/Worzalla, the BSFA, the Hugo, the Nebula, and the Bram Stoker awards; The Wolves in the Walls; and The Graveyard Book, which won the Newbery Award in 2009. He also co-wrote Good Omens with Terry Pratchett. He is currently working on making a film of one of his early books, Neverwhere. His most recent work is entitled Fortunately, the Milk.
Gaiman knocks it out of the park again with this imaginative story. - School Library Journal
This would also make a wonderful readaloud, but don''t be surprised if the kids insist that it be read in one sitting--and maybe with a side of cookies and milk. - Bulletin of the Center for Children''s Books
"[A] delightful tale." - Wall Street Journal