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Heroes of the High Seas (DC Super-Pets Series)

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Deep in the ocean, TOPO THE OCTOPUS plays some relaxing music for AQUAMAN. Suddenly, a huge whirlpool appears in the distance, threatening the city of ATLANTIS. Without a moment to lose, AQUAMAN leaps aboard his SUPER-SEAHORSE, STORM, and jets toward the liquid tornado. While the SEA KING rescues a whale caught in the deadly current, his SUPER-PETS discover the source of the problem . . . MISTY and SNEEZERS, the BLACK MANTA'S minions! TOPO, STORM, and ARK THE SEAL, must stop these evil rays, or their underwater ...
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Overview

Deep in the ocean, TOPO THE OCTOPUS plays some relaxing music for AQUAMAN. Suddenly, a huge whirlpool appears in the distance, threatening the city of ATLANTIS. Without a moment to lose, AQUAMAN leaps aboard his SUPER-SEAHORSE, STORM, and jets toward the liquid tornado. While the SEA KING rescues a whale caught in the deadly current, his SUPER-PETS discover the source of the problem . . . MISTY and SNEEZERS, the BLACK MANTA'S minions! TOPO, STORM, and ARK THE SEAL, must stop these evil rays, or their underwater city could be lost again.
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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Kathy Leggett
Pets with super powers take on the world in this comic book in story format. A seahorse named Storm comes to the rescue when the underwater city of Atlantis is threatened by the vortex and the black manta. Aquaman is on a mission to stop the evil sneezers. A story with twists and turns that is loaded with comic book type action. the characters WHOOSH through the waves and SWIRRRRL around the underwater tornado as the hero acts versus the villain. Can Aquaman save the underwater city from destruction? The action and dialogue are depicted in big bold colorful text that seems to spring off the page at the reader and draw them into the fast paced action encouraging read aloud involvement. This new series of six books from the makers of DC comics pulls together the interest of reading a comic book with the appeal of super heroes and merges those factors into an easy reading early chapter book with less than 50 pages. The super pets in each book are owned by a super hero or super villain and each pet has unique powers that make that pet capable of extraordinary behaviors. The end pages depict the characters telling jokes, detail the word power used in the story with quick definitions and highlights each characters special powers. Readers are encouraged to visit the website to find games, videos and contests. A high interest easy read that will appeal to both boys and girls alike. Sure to become a fast favorite in classroom and home libraries alike. A fun read. Reviewer: Kathy Leggett
Children's Literature - Kathy Leggett
Pets with super powers take on the world in this comic book in story format. A seahorse named Storm comes to the rescue when the underwater city of Atlantis is threatened by the vortex and the black manta. Aquaman is on a mission to stop the evil sneezers. A story with twists and turns that is loaded with comic book type action. the characters WHOOSH through the waves and SWIRRRRL around the underwater tornado as the hero acts versus the villain. Can Aquaman save the underwater city from destruction? The action and dialogue are depicted in big bold colorful text that seems to spring off the page at the reader and draw them into the fast paced action encouraging read aloud involvement. This new series of six books from the makers of DC comics pulls together the interest of reading a comic book with the appeal of super heroes and merges those factors into an easy reading early chapter book with less than 50 pages. The super pets in each book are owned by a super hero or super villain and each pet has unique powers that make that pet capable of extraordinary behaviors. The end pages depict the characters telling jokes, detail the word power used in the story with quick definitions and highlights each characters special powers. Readers are encouraged to visit the website to find games, videos and contests. A high interest easy read that will appeal to both boys and girls alike. Sure to become a fast favorite in classroom and home libraries alike. A fun read. Reviewer: Kathy Leggett
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781404866218
  • Publisher: Capstone Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/2011
  • Series: DC Super-Pets Series
  • Pages: 48
  • Sales rank: 719,179
  • Age range: 6 - 9 Years
  • Lexile: 550L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

J.E. Bright is the author of many novels, novelizations, andnovelty books for children and young adults. He lives in a sunny apartment in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, with his difficult but soft cat, Mabel, and his sweet kitten, Bernard.

Born in Chicago, Art Baltazar found his way early to comic book art and has been cartooning ever since he can recall. With a frenetic, hip hop style, Baltazar began self-publishing in 1994 with such titles as The Cray-Baby Adventures, Gyro-Man, Captain Camel & the Space Chicken, Jimmy Dydo, Lunar Lizard, Meteor Mite and the famous Patrick the Wolf Boy. Art has also drawn coloring books for Warner Bros. Art recently finished work on SUPERMAN FAMILY ADVENTURES, and is now co-writing the new series THE GREEN TEAM: TEEN TRILLIONAIRES. Art lives outside of Chicago with his wife, Rose, and children Sonny, Gordon, and Audrey.

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