Great Escape

S.O.S.: Society of Substitutes


Author: Alan Katz

Illustrator: Alex Lopez

The Lunch Lady series meets The Secret Life of Pets in S.O.S: Society of Substitutes #1: The Great Escape, part of a thrillingly funny new early chapter book series about the most unsung superheroes of them all—substitute teachers. If there’s a problem in school, there’s no substitute for these substitutes!

When Milton Worthy learns that Noah, his classroom’s pet ferret, is the evil mastermind behind a dastardly plot for world domination, it’s more than just about any kid could handle. But then not every kid is the son of a member of the supersecret, super awesome Society of Substitutes! Now it’s up to Milton and his substitute teacher mom to save Beacher Elementary School before time runs out.

S.O.S: Society of Substitutes #1: The Great Escape is the first book in a hilarious new chapter book series from beloved author of the Silly Dilly songbooks and the Mustache series, Alan Katz, and illustrated by Alex Lopez. With back matter activities and question prompts to encourage comprehension included throughout, the Society of Substitutes series will have even the most reluctant readers clamoring for more.