Slog's Dad

Slog's Dad

Book - 2011 | 1st U.S. ed
Average Rating:
Rate this:
2
1
When Slog's father died he promised to return for one last visit in the spring, but when Slog spots a scruffy man on a bench outside the butcher shop and identifies him as his father, his best friend Davie is skeptical.
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2011
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9780763649401 (hbk.)
0763649406 (hbk.)
Branch Call Number: J ALMOND
Characteristics: 52 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: McKean, Dave - Illustrator

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment
vpl_childrens Dec 15, 2015

When Slog's father died he promised to return for one last visit but when Slog spots a scruffy man on a bench and identifies him as his father, his best friend Davie is skeptical.

b
Books2Ubooktalker
Oct 23, 2012

Tender story of desperate grief that anyone who's ever grieved will know and understand.

Summary

Add a Summary
b
Books2Ubooktalker
Oct 23, 2012

Slog's dad was a binman and he died young. He tells grieving Slog not to worry, he'll come back in spring to say goodbye one more time. Come spring a man appears on the park bench. Slog knows it is his dad come back. Goes to talk to him. Man says all the right things then hugs Slog for good and leaves. Friend is skeptical, awestruck, worried, and amazed all at once.
Told through the eyes of Slog's best mate. Illustrated, sort of half graphic novel. No words with illustrations, just text, then illustrations.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...
No similar edition of this title was found at KCLS.

Try searching for Slog's Dad to see if KCLS owns related versions of the work.


  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top