Captain Awesome Gets Crushed

Captain Awesome Gets Crushed

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by Stan Kirby, George O'Connor
     
 

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Captain Awesome and Nacho Cheese Man must battle the evil forces of pink and love in this Valentine’s Day adventure.

It’s February in Sunnyview, and Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. When Captain Awesome and Nacho Cheese Man start to receive valentines in their cubbies, they know they must step up the watch for all things evil. But

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Captain Awesome and Nacho Cheese Man must battle the evil forces of pink and love in this Valentine’s Day adventure.

It’s February in Sunnyview, and Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. When Captain Awesome and Nacho Cheese Man start to receive valentines in their cubbies, they know they must step up the watch for all things evil. But Captain Awesome gets distracted when Sally (aka Supersonic Sal) starts to receive valentines of her very own.

Why is Captain Awesome so worried about Supersonic Sal’s valentines? Could it be that he’s hoping for a special valentine of his own? And how will he ever make it through this evil pink holiday?!

With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Captain Awesome chapter books are perfect for beginning readers.

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Rebecca Caswell
Middle school gets exciting when you go to class with superheroes in disguise. Eugene and Charlie, together with their pet hamster, formed the Sunnyview Superhero Squad to keep away the bad guys and other evils. Now the worst holiday is upon them: Valentine’s Day—and all the pink that comes along with it. Since Little Miss Stinky Pink seems determined to foil their plans, the boys must do whatever it takes to save the day. Captain Awesome’s nine chapters are friendly for new or struggling readers; nearly every page displays an expressive, pencil-drawn illustration. In addition, key words are bolded and effortless dialogue remains appealing with the inclusion of words like “MI-TEE,” “scrinch,” and “gak.” Girls may be drawn to the storyline because of the holiday focus and the secret Valentine one of the superheroes unexpectedly finds. School has never been so entertaining. Comics, cupids, and capes collide on the pages of this book. Reviewer: Rebecca Caswell; Ages 5 to 7.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781442482128
Publisher:
Little Simon
Publication date:
12/03/2013
Series:
Captain Awesome Series, #9
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
203,696
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
5 - 7 Years

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Captain Awesome Gets Crushed


  • Meet the Author

    Stan Kirby tied a beach towel around his neck and became Super Commander Beach Boy when he was six years old. When Stan’s not creating the awesome adventures of Captain Awesome, he loves reading comic books, eating okra, and hang gliding (but not at the same time).

    George O’Connor is the creator of the New York Times bestselling graphic novel series Olympians, in addition to serving as the illustrator of the Captain Awesome series. He is also the author and illustrator of the picture books Kapow!, Ker-splash, and If I Had a Triceratops. He resides in his secret Brooklyn, New York, hideout, where he uses his amazing artistic powers to strike fear in the hearts of bad guys everywhere!

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    Captain Awesome Gets Crushed 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 17 reviews.
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    Good book
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    Dont read 2nd reveiw
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    FART IN YOUR MOMS FACE PEE ON YOUR YOUNG SIBLING MAKE YOUR ROOM A MESS AND LOOK IN THE TOLIT IT IS RAPT IN YOUR MOMS PANES
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    I gve you a kiss then slip out
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    This story contained that child like, graphic filled, sitcome that I have come to adore in it. It keeps you on the edge of your seats, and you can't help but laugh while you read such a wrimsical story such as this one.
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    I love u my princess and i will suck ur dads dik anytime
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    "Okay." Smiles. I gtgtb bbt. Those are imposters
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    This wont work!
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    Kisses you deeply
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    Wanna go to a different book? Any books fine by me ~_^
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    I am sexy and i will dance dirty with u if u go to sepi res 2... im havin a lil party so listen up girls if ur the first one there ill be ur nook gf and we can dance...btw im lesbi thats why i said girls so come to sepi res 2
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    Ummm ya! Peeps call me that. Y?
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    This is anne
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    Jw. Where ethan? Tell him to go to awesome res 6. ~ryry
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    Ill leave....((not stalking btw :( ))
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    Kiss your hand and post this three times and look under your pillow