Send for a Superhero!

By Michael Rosen

Illustrated by Katharine McEwen

A bedtime read turns into a very funny superhero adventure in this exciting blend of picture book and comic book storytelling.

It's time for bed and Dad is reading Emily and little Elmer a story... "Danger! Filth and Vacuum, The Terrible Two, are trying to destroy the world!" Who will save the day? Steel Man isn't strong enough; Flying-Through-the-Air-Very-Fast-Man isn't fast enough and Incredibly-Big-Strong-Green-Man isn't big, strong and green enough. Who can help? Clever young Brad 40 has a brilliant idea: he calls on a most unlikely superhero: Incredibly Boring Man, who sends the villains – and everyone else – to sleep! Filth and Vacuum are captured by the army, Brad is a hero, and Dad thinks Emily and Elmer have fallen asleep too. But he's wrong...

Categories: Picture Books

For readers aged: 5+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781406355505
  • Published: 07 Aug 2014
  • Price: £6.99
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  • Size: 280 x 210 mm
  • Pages: 40

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'Katharine McEwen’s anarchic, comic-strip illustrations are a perfect match for this thoroughly enjoyable and subversive text.' The Independent

'Vibrant and very funny . . . colour is exuberant and the pictures are full of a joy of life'

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