The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish (Paperback)

By Neil Gaiman, Dave McKean (Illustrator)

HarperTrophy, 9780060587031, 51pp.

Publication Date: September 26, 2006



"I'll swap you my dad," I said.

"Oh-oh," said my little sister.

What if you wanted your best friend's two goldfish so much that you'd swap anything for them, even your father?

What if your mother came home and found out what you'd done?

Praise For The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish

-Time Out New York Kids

“A bittersweet, guffaw-out-loud story from the most distinctive partnership in picture books today.”
-The Guardian (UK)

“McKean is in peak form here, with dark, spiky graphics that somehow manage to convey both sweetness and menace.”
-Washington Post

“Leave it to Neil Gaiman to write a zany tale that’s swimmingly good.”
-The Washington Missourian

“An energetic, eye-catching volume.”
-Publishers Weekly