Fortunately, the Milk
"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... show more
"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 and illustrated by Skottie Young.
Publish date: 17-09-2013
Pages no: 114
Edition language: English
Absolute genius! Saying much about the plot would spoil the fun, so I will restrict myself to noting that Gaiman isn't the first author I've come across who has a bit of a dig at Twilight's sparkly vampires and that it's a safe bet the author has seen The Usual Suspects.
Gaiman silliness with Skottie Young illustrations, what could be better?
Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaiman with illustrations by Skottie Young is simply delightful. It's hard for me to decide which was more enjoyable: the writing or the drawings. Honestly, I think that the reason I enjoyed this book so much was that the two of them paired so well together. This is exa...
This one is a fast, fun read. The pictures add a lot to the laughter inducing ride too. And I loved some of the reference zings.
Let us rejoice! After much searching, I’ve finally found another Neil Gaiman book that I enjoyed. Fortunately, The Milk amused me probably far more than it should have, considering I’m an adult reading a kids’ book. A time-traveling genius stegosaurus (girl power!), snot bubble aliens, jungle savage...