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A Storey Street novel: Superhero Street - A Storey Street novel (Paperback)
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A Storey Street novel: Superhero Street - A Storey Street novel (Paperback)

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Paperback 192 Pages / Published: 25/02/2016
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'A laugh-out-loud read full of capes and japes! If you like Superheroes this is right down your Street!' - Danny Wallace, presenter and bestselling author.

Illustrated by Waterstones Children's Book Prize shortlisted artist, Sara Ogilvie, this is the second book in Demolition Dad author Phil Earle's children's series, Storey Street. Perfect for fans of Roald Dahl, Liz Pichon and David Walliams, each book in this laugh-out-loud series focuses on a different neighbour.

Mouse is desperate to be a superhero. To find that power that will make him stand out in the crowd. But his every attempt ends in failure. He can't even get any attention at home as his five brothers (triplets AND twins) take every second of mum and dad's attention.

When mum foils a bank robbery while on duty as a lollipop lady, she and Mouse are lauded as superheroes. Joining forces with Mouse are The Z List - a group of unlikely crime-fighters. But in their midst is a traitor hell-bent on revenge.

Will Mouse be super enough to spot this danger, and is he brave enough to do anything about it?

Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
ISBN: 9781444013887
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 184 g
Dimensions: 199 x 140 x 15 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Warm-hearted fun * Daily Mail *
Told with earthy humour and a bracing dash of silliness, Superhero Street plays an entertaining riff on the theme of finding the hero inside -- James Lovegrove * Financial Times *
Deliciously silly fun for seven-plus -- Amanda Craig * Newstatesman.com *
A hilarious story that will have children giggling throughout * Parents In Touch *
Mister Earle tells a terrific tale of an accidental superhero * Families South East *
Superhero Street' is an absolute joy to read Phil manages to create a story which is brilliantly humorous but full of heart and emotion...I really can't recommend it enough. I felt like it offers the reader the hope that even by doing the smallest, seemly insignificant acts we can all be a Superhero in someone eyes -- Jo Clarke * Book Lover Jo *
Fantastically funny, this story has a very big heart * The Week Junior *
I think other people my age would enjoy this book and find it funny. It made me laugh and I found it easy to read once I got into it. -- Jason Treneman, age 7 * NG Kids *
I think other people my age would enjoy this book and find it funny. It made me laugh and I found it easy to read once I got into it -- Jason Treneman, aged 7 * National Geographic Kids *
Demolition Dad was one of my favourite books of last year, and now Earle turns his attention to yet another troubled family in Story Street ... Warm-hearted fun -- Sally Morris * Irish Daily Mail *
A laugh-out-loud read full of capes and japes! If you like Superheroes this is right down your Street! * Danny Wallace, presenter and bestselling author *
It's a delight: a brilliant cast of characters (including a truly formidable mum), jokes aplenty, poignant family drama and a very big heart indeed. * The Bookseller *
Phil "BOOKCRUSHER" Earle has written one, funny, fabulous, pile driving BLAST of a book. (Read it in Lycra for full wrestling experience.) * Liz Pichon on DEMOLITION DAD *
Sara Ogilvie's beautifully drawn illustrations add real life and humour. * David Tazzyman, illustrator of MR GUM on DEMOLITION DAD *

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“A proper story - moral message optional”

When I was a kid I seem to remember the one thing I really disliked was when you read a story and just knew, all the way through, that there was a moral to it. You know, the kind of story where the message (usually... More

Paperback edition
21st February 2016
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Leilah at Doncaster

“Here be heroes...”

Superhero Street tells the story of Mouse. He’s going to be a superhero one day. He’s just waiting for his superpowers to kick in. In the meantime, he keeps his cape on under his school shirt (just in case), and... More

Paperback edition
1 similar book recommended
14th February 2016
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