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Overview

This fictional biography of Batman launches the exciting start of the Stories Change the World series from Brad Meltzer and Chris Eliopoulos, the team behind the New York Times bestselling Ordinary People Change the World books

This picture book is the perfect way to introduce young readers to Bruce Wayne and his rise to becoming Batman. After losing his parents at a young age, Bruce Wayne dedicates his life to cleaning up the streets of Gotham. Even without traditional superpowers, his perseverance and commitment to justice carry him through battles against villains.

The Stories Change the World series retells beloved, iconic fictional tales of hero'sm, providing a lively and fun first version of the myth and why it's inspirational, and serving as a fantastic stepping stone to get young readers interested in nonfiction biographies.

Included in each book are:

A timeline of key moments in the story's history
Images of important film, TV, and cartoon versions of the story
Comic-book-style illustrations that are in the superhero's life story
Childhood moments that influenced the hero
Facts that make great conversation-starters
A character trait that makes the character heroic and that readers can aspire to

You’ll want to collect each book in this dynamic series!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780593531464
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 09/27/2022
Series: Stories Change the World
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 36,477
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: GN520L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 9 Years

About the Author

Brad Meltzer is the New York Times bestselling author of Heroes for My Son, Heroes for My Daughter, The Lincoln Conspiracy, and a number of suspense novels like The Escape Artist. He also helped find the missing 9/11 flag with his is History Channel television show Brad Meltzer's Lost History. He lives in Florida with his wife and their three children.


Christopher Eliopoulos began his illustration career at Marvel Comics, and has worked on thousands of comics, including the graphic novels Cosmic Commandos and Monster Mayhem. He is the author/illustrator of the picture books The Yawns Are Coming! and The Giggles Are Coming! He lives in New Jersey with his wife and their identical twin sons (when the boys are home from college).

Hometown:

Florida

Date of Birth:

1970

Place of Birth:

New York, New York

Education:

B.A., University of Michigan; J.D., Columbia University
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