"Overall a lighter-than-air escapade with just a light wash of satire." --Kirkus ReviewsNight of the Living Worms: An Amazon Editor's Top Pick for Best Book of the Month"Both [pictures and text] are liberally festooned with gags, sight gags, . . . and puns." --Kirkus Reviews"Coverly's drawings are full of visual jokes, and the narrative is packed with playful language. . . .Clever, imaginative, and precisely targeted to its audience, this new series is sure to please." --Booklist"Filled with subtle irony, wordplay, and gentle pokes at life, the text is accompanied by appealingly large, cartoon-style, black-and-white line drawings. VERDICT This story will have students laughing out loud and reluctant readers asking for the sequel." --School Library Journal
Dave Coverly is an internationally syndicated cartoonist whose Speed Bump cartoon panel appears in more than 400 newspapers, including The Washington Post, The Detroit Free Press, and Parade. He is the creator of Dogs Are People, Too and Night of the Living Worms, as well as the illustrator of Sue MacDonald Had a Book and The Very Inappropriate Word. The winner of the prestigious Reuben Award for Best Cartoonist, Dave lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.