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Royal Rodent Rescue (DC Super-Pets Series)

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While napping in the FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE,STREAKY THE SUPER-CATis suddenly awakened by a television news alert. The evil Siamese cat ROZZ has kidnapped Prince Zouli, a noble hamster from the village of Kardamyla.UP,UP, AND AWAY! The CAT OF STEELis on the case and quickly tracks down the royal rodent. Unfortunately, the fearsome feline has a few tricks up his fur. When ROZZ reveals a chunk of KRYPTONITE in his collar, STREAKY must help the hamster, and save himself as well. ...
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Overview

While napping in the FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE,STREAKY THE SUPER-CATis suddenly awakened by a television news alert. The evil Siamese cat ROZZ has kidnapped Prince Zouli, a noble hamster from the village of Kardamyla.UP,UP, AND AWAY! The CAT OF STEELis on the case and quickly tracks down the royal rodent. Unfortunately, the fearsome feline has a few tricks up his fur. When ROZZ reveals a chunk of KRYPTONITE in his collar, STREAKY must help the hamster, and save himself as well.
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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Suzanne Javid
Capstone Publishers and DC Comics have joined together to produce a series of new children's books featuring the pets of the world's great superheroes as they do battle with the pets of famous villains. Meet Supergirl's cat, Aquaman's seahorse, Superman's monkey, Green Lantern's chipmunk, Wonder Woman's kangaroo, and Batman's dog as they work night and day to fight evil and crime in the DC Universe. Some superheroes have more than one super pet and while they can talk to each other, except for a few cases, they cannot talk to humans. Supergirl's cat, Streaky, uses his super powers of hearing, smell, vision, flight, and speed in this adventure to rescue a royal rodent from Kardamyla. Those powers sound familiar? Supergirl aka Girl of Steel turned her pet cat into a Super Cat with powers identical to hers. The Cat of Steel comes through with flying colors but not before a dangerous brush with a glowing piece of green rock. YIPES! Kryptonite! Designed for children just learning to read independently, the twelve chapter books in the "DC Super-Pets" series are both appealing and helpful to young readers. Colorful illustrations by Eisner Award-winning comic illustrator Baltazar are found on the inside front and back book covers as well as on a two-page spread of both hero and villain pets. Different colors of text used for spoken words of each character and colorful word art used for sound effect words are helpful to younger readers. Lines of text are double-spaced with illustrations throughout the fifty-page book. A table of contents and a preview of the main characters preface the story. A "Word Power Guide" (aka glossary), author and illustrator biographies, cool websites, and jokes are included. Reviewer: Suzanne Javid
Children's Literature - Suzanne Javid
Capstone Publishers and DC Comics have joined together to produce a series of new children's books featuring the pets of the world's great superheroes as they do battle with the pets of famous villains. Meet Supergirl's cat, Aquaman's seahorse, Superman's monkey, Green Lantern's chipmunk, Wonder Woman's kangaroo, and Batman's dog as they work night and day to fight evil and crime in the DC Universe. Some superheroes have more than one super pet and while they can talk to each other, except for a few cases, they cannot talk to humans. Supergirl's cat, Streaky, uses his super powers of hearing, smell, vision, flight, and speed in this adventure to rescue a royal rodent from Kardamyla. Those powers sound familiar? Supergirl aka Girl of Steel turned her pet cat into a Super Cat with powers identical to hers. The Cat of Steel comes through with flying colors but not before a dangerous brush with a glowing piece of green rock. YIPES! Kryptonite! Designed for children just learning to read independently, the twelve chapter books in the "DC Super-Pets" series are both appealing and helpful to young readers. Colorful illustrations by Eisner Award-winning comic illustrator Baltazar are found on the inside front and back book covers as well as on a two-page spread of both hero and villain pets. Different colors of text used for spoken words of each character and colorful word art used for sound effect words are helpful to younger readers. Lines of text are double-spaced with illustrations throughout the fifty-page book. A table of contents and a preview of the main characters preface the story. A "Word Power Guide" (aka glossary), author and illustrator biographies, cool websites, and jokes are included. Reviewer: Suzanne Javid
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781404866225
  • Publisher: Capstone Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/2011
  • Series: DC Super-Pets Series
  • Pages: 48
  • Sales rank: 480,554
  • Age range: 6 - 9 Years
  • Lexile: 470L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.43 (w) x 8.19 (h) x 0.16 (d)

Meet the Author

New York Times bestselling author John Sazaklis enjoys writing children's books about his favorite characters. He has also illustrated Spider-Man books and created toys used in MAD Magazine. To him, it's a dream come true! John lives with his beautiful wife in New York City.

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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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 12, 2013

    Recommended for young children.

    Check these books out - bought for my grandson who is autistic and into reading these series of books.

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