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Joker on the High Seas
     

Joker on the High Seas

by J.E. Bright, Shawn McManus (Illustrator)
 

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When the JOKER hijacks a ship in GOTHAM HARBOR, no one is safe. The self-proclaimed Clown Prince of Pirates plans to attack the city by sea! Luckily, two brave and bold buccaneers, BATMAN and ROBIN, are on the case. Will the DYNAMIC DUO swab the deck with this seafaring super-villain, or will they walk the Prince’s plank?

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When the JOKER hijacks a ship in GOTHAM HARBOR, no one is safe. The self-proclaimed Clown Prince of Pirates plans to attack the city by sea! Luckily, two brave and bold buccaneers, BATMAN and ROBIN, are on the case. Will the DYNAMIC DUO swab the deck with this seafaring super-villain, or will they walk the Prince’s plank?

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Children's Literature - Kathie M. Josephs
The first page of the story delivers a mini biography of the main character which is very helpful when reading the story. Joker has been trying to get Batman for as long as I can remember, but has always failed. This time, Joker hijacks a ship in Gotham Harbor and his evil plan is to attack Gotham City at night. He is sure his plan will work! The Joker has been patient for years and now..."Batman and Robin were right where the Joker wanted them. Trembling with excitement, he flicked a lighter, and ignited a long fuse by his feet." Will the Joker succeed this time? The word choice the author uses adds much color to the story. For example, "the fountains spewed out rainbow-colored sparks" and "some emitted showers of multicolored sparks." This book has humor, suspense, and is easy to read. Both boys and girls will enjoy it. At the end of the book the author includes a mini biography on the author and illustrator, a glossary, discussion questions and writing prompts. This book is perfect for both school and home libraries. I will look forward to more books on the Joker as I love to be able to laugh and at the same time dislike the Villain. This book would make a wonderful gift!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781434237941
Publisher:
Capstone Press
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Series:
DC Super-Villains Series
Pages:
50
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile:
790L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 11 Years

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.

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