Neil Gaiman’s latest book, Fortunately The Milk is a boisterous tale of an extraordinary adventure, time travel and milk. Gaiman’s is full of surprises, jokes and an awful lot of just being plain silly. If you can’t tell already, I loved this book.
Fortunately, the dwarfs appear, the universe does not end and Dad returns home with the carton of milk and an extraordinary tale to tell. is an exuberant, fantastical celebration of story-telling. It is a book about dads, making the ordinary extraordinary and finding the magical in the mundane. Author Motivation Below is a transcription of a short film in which Neil Gaiman discusses what inspired Fortunately, the Milk. com/watch?v xHjVB5SYSFw&feature youtu. be ‘I think, and this is speaking as a dad, that dads do not get a fair crack of the whip, their fair acknowledgement in fiction.
Fortunately the Milk is one of two Neil Gaiman books coming out this year. This book is not only a children's book written about a grown-up, but also an apology to father's everywhere. So he decided to make amends
Books by Neil Gaiman. There was only orange juice in the fridge. Nothing else that you could put on cereal, unless you think that ketchup or mayonnaise or pickle juice would be nice on your Toastios, which I do not, and neither did my little sister, although she has eaten some pretty weird things in her day, like mushrooms in chocolate. No milk, said my sister. Nope, I said, looking behind the jam in the fridge, just in case. I bought the milk, said my father. I walked out of the corner shop, and heard something odd that seemed to be coming from above me.
Neil Gaiman is a phenomenon. I'm not saying that's good. Gaiman is not only a "ridiculously bestselling author", as it says on the cover of Fortunately, the Milk, but he also writes wildly inventive and exciting children's fiction. Before all of these, in 1997, came The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish, which, like The Wolves in the Walls, was illustrated by Dave McKean. It tells how a dad is swapped from one child to the next, blissfully unaware of his fate because he is too busy reading the paper. And now a dad is back, centre stage, in Fortunately, the Milk. Though heralded as a new Gaiman book, this is also very much a Chris.
Fortunately, the Milk. 80165289256198 121 5 Author: Neil Gaiman Narrator: Neil Gaiman. An absolute delight of a madcap story for the young (and young-at-heart) by New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman, with equal parts pirates and piranhas, adventure and aliens, oddity and love. 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.