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Slog's Dad - David Almond, Dave McKean
Slog's Dad
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3.40 25
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781406322903 (1406322903)
Publisher: Walker & Company
Edition language: English
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An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge rated it
3.0 Slog's Dad
I first read this story in Almond's Half a Creature from the Sea. I enjoyed it then. I enjoyed the story this time too (it's the same story), but I didn't connect with the illustrator's style. The pictures didn't add to my reading/understanding of the story.
Sesana
Sesana rated it
Slog's dad is dead. Is that homeless man him, brought back in a different form to visit his son? Slog is certain that he is. His friend, Davie (our narrator) is certain he's not. Almond leaves it an open question for the reader. The book alternates between Almond's prose and pages of wordless Dave M...
Peace, Love & Books
Peace, Love & Books rated it
4.0 Slog's Dad
Not as effective a collaboration as this author and illustrator have with The Savage, but a poignant and emotionally powerful story nonetheless.
Lisa the Nerd
Lisa the Nerd rated it
in a sentence or so: before he died, Slog's dad promised him he'd be back to visit Slog when spring came. but still, Slog's bestie Davie can't help but be suspicious when when Slog starts talking to a hobo on a bench claiming to be his dad. all Slog knows is that his dad kept his word and he has one...
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