Substitute Creacher

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Product Details

Price
$18.99  $17.66
Publisher
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
9.42 X 12.34 X 0.77 inches | 1.16 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780316089159

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About the Author

Chris Gall is the award-winning author and illustrator of Revenge of the Dinotrux, Substitute Creacher, Dear Fish, There's Nothing to Do on Mars, and Dinotrux, a Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book of 2009. His books have received numerous starred reviews and awards including a Borders Original Voices Book for 2006 for Dear Fish and a Kirkus Best Children's Book for 2008 for There's Nothing to Do on Mars. Chris has won a multitude of awards from organizations like the Society of Illustrators and Communication Arts Magazine, and is also the illustrator of America the Beautiful, a Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book of 2004. He lives in Tucson, Arizona

Reviews

* "Combines humor and a touch of magic.... certain to provide more than a few laughs."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review
* "This is a delicious little shocker of a picture book that ought to whip... crowd[s] of youngsters into a shrieking, laughing frenzy."--Booklist, starred review
"Explosive, cinematic panels; retro Ben-Day dot patterns allude to classic funnies."--Publishers Weekly
"Colorful and catchy... [a] gleeful cautionary tale."-- School Library Journal


"Mr. Creacher's cautionary tales, told in rhyme, are as appealing as Chris Gall's bold, cartoonlike drawings. It's an educational horror story with a happy ending."--USA Today