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Children's Books / Juvenile Fiction / Superheroes

Date de parution: November 14th 2017


Diary of a Wimpy Kid meets BigHero Six when a group of young but defective superheroes attempt to save the day!

Laser vision isn’t so hot when you’re cross-eyed, and supersonic flight’s a real downer when motion sickness keeps you grounded.

Twelve-year-old Marshall Preston is a Defective–a person with superhuman abilities that are restricted by some very human setbacks. While other kids are recruited to superhero teams, Marshall’s stuck in seventh grade with a kid who can run at super speed but can’t turn a corner, another with a radioactive peanut allergy that turns him into a swollen Hulk, and a telepath who reads everyone’s thoughts out loud.

Defectives like Marshall aren’t exactly superhero material, but when he uncovers a plot to destroy one of the greatest superhero teams of all time, Marshall and his less-than-super friends set out to prove that just because you’re defective doesn’t mean you can’t save the day.

With full illustrations throughout and a funny, heartwarming story, Superfail is the perfect book for reluctant young readers and the superhero fan.
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Regular Price $13.99

Regular Price $18.49 CAD

Page Count: 208

ISBN-13: 9780762462292


"Brunner has delivered a story full of quirkiness and self-deprecating humor, and... Mackay breathes uproarious life into a delightfully awkward and occasionally gross narrative."—-Kirkus Reviews
"With humor, action, and a strong cast of characters, this title will appeal to fans of Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid and anyone looking for a humorous underdog story."—School Library Journal
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