The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man by Michael Chabon
  

Synopsis

The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man by Michael Chabon

Meet Awesome Man - a brand new superhero, who's out of this world! The first picture book from Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Chabon perfectly captures the fantasy life of young superhero fans. Awesome Man can shoot positronic rays out of his eyeballs, fly as straight as an arrow and hug mutant Jelly! Even villains like Professor Von Evil and the flaming Eyeballs are no match for this caped crusader. But Awesome Man also has his secret...Can you guess what it is?

Reviews

It's a wonderful celebration of tough-guy fantasies and down-to-earth boyness, perfectly matched with the retro stylings of animated film artist and comic book illustrator Parker. --San Francisco Chronicle

About the Author

Michael Chabon is the author of two collections of short stories ‘A Model World’ and ‘Werewolves in their Youth’ and three novels, ‘The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, Wonder Boys’ and ‘The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay’. ‘Wonder Boys’ has been made into a film starring Michael Douglas and Robert Downie Jr. and ‘The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay’ won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. His short stories have appeared in ‘The New Yorker, GQ, Esquire’ and ‘Playboy’. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and daughter.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
40 pages
Interest Age: From 2

Author

Michael Chabon
More books by Michael Chabon

Author's Website

www.michaelchabon.com

Publisher

HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
www.harpercollins.co.uk

Publication date

1st March 2012

ISBN

9780007453382


It is fantastic, you get to read lots of books and you always find something new and amazing in them.

Erica Motoc, age 7

Lovereading is just a convenient way to find new books and hear others opinions on them.

Sarah Murray – age 15

I love ‘LoveReading 4 kids’ because they let you read and learn things you’d never dreamed of learning before.

Emily Horncastle – age 11

I have told all my friends, family & teachers to see for themselves just how great the site is. Without fail, they are hugely impressed.

Alexander Boxall – age 11

You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

We love Lovereading4kids because it promotes reading choices, new authors and a sense of community for children of all ages!

Rachel Bridgeman

I love all the books they recommend & put up for me to review. I also love the fact that they give new authors the chance to share their boo

Daisy Pennock – age 15
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools