Fortunately, Unfortunately by Michael Foreman
(Andersen Press Picture Books)

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Mom sends Milo on an errand to return Granny's umbrella to her. Fortunately, Milo doesn't realize that he's about to encounter several unfortunate setbacks with pirates, dinosaurs, and aliens. But it all turns into one amazing, fortunate adventure.

About Michael Foreman

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Michael Foreman is one of England's foremost children's illustrators.
Published October 4, 2010 by Andersen Press. 32 pages
Genres: Action & Adventure, Children's Books.

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Answering the longstanding need for an alternative to Remy Charlip’s classic but now-creaky Fortunately (1964), Foreman reworks the titular dichotomy into a young chimp’s adventuresome delivery of an umbrella to his grandma’s house.

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An innocuous errand—delivering an umbrella to his grandmother—turns into a riotous adventure for Milo, a monkey pictured wearing shorts, a T-shirt, and sneakers.

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Summary: A fun and exciting good news/bad news book in its own right, but unfortunately it doesn't compare favourably with a very similar, and absolutely stunning alternative.

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