Dempsey, Kristy Superhero Instruction Manual Illustrated by Mark Fearing Alfred A. Knopf, 2016. $16.99 PICTURE BOOK Content: G.
A little boy reads a superhero manual and follows the seven steps to becoming a superhero. All while he is planning, his little sister is watching and learning the steps as well. After he has finished the seven steps, his dog (the sidekick) breaks from his leash and causes a mess at the park. When the little boy’s sister steps in to help, he realizes that she is a superhero as well.
This book has cute bright illustrations. The lesson between the siblings is endearing. This is a fun addition to your superhero collection and has a great front cover that will grab young readers’ attention.
EL (K-3) – ESSENTIAL. Reviewer, C. Peterson.