Whimsical and a bit creepy, Substitute Creacher by Chris Gall calls out to the spooky-loving in each of us without overwhelming or frightening readers. Though not a poem, Mr. Creacher speaks in snappy rhymes and this helps to lighten the tone.
Chris Gall illustrates each of Mr. Creachers stories in comic book form, a special touch that highlights the other-worldliness and narrative quality of each tale. Best of all an unexpectedly unique ending awaits readers.
Boys will find this book fiendishly fun at Halloween or any other time.