“Don’t worry, my little maggot,” said her mother. “I’m sure school will be just ghastly!”
Anticipatory fear of school is turned upside down; Little Ghoul is afraid that school will be too happy and positive. This funny reversal might help ease school fears at your house, and kids 3 – 10 will get a kick out of the clever switch-ups to our normal family and school routines. Luckily, school provides Little Ghoul with a “hideous” teacher, a “repulsive lunch” and a silly, happy ending.