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Kid Normal and the Shadow Machine

Written by Mr Greg James, Chris Smith

Illustrated by Erica Salcedo

Part of the Kid Normal Series

Kid Normal and the Shadow Machine Synopsis

The third book in the bestselling, award-winning, laugh-out-loud funny KID NORMAL series by Greg James and Chris Smith Praise for KID NORMAL: 'So funny, it's almost criminal' INDEPENDENT 'Outrageous capers' GUARDIAN YOU DON'T NEED SUPERPOWERS TO BE A HERO ... Or do you? Despite having no powers, Murph Cooper is part of the best team in the Heroes' Alliance. So when supervillain Magpie declares all-out war, Kid Normal and the Super Zeroes lead the charge. But Magpie believes that a powerless hero is no hero at all. And he's building a dastardly device to prove it. When Kid Normal enters the Shadow Machine, THE WORLD WILL NEVER BE THE SAME ...

Kid Normal and the Shadow Machine Press Reviews

So funny, it's almost criminal * Independent I * Outrageous capers for eight and up ... Amusingly surreal super-powers and a trust yourself message combine to strong effect with Erica Salcedo's entertaining, huge-eyed images * Guardian * An extraordinary tale about an ordinary boy in a world of heroes ... A fast-paced, humorous adventure with likeable heroes and a suitably ridiculous, evil villain * Times Educational Supplement *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781408898901
Publication date: 21st March 2019
Author: Mr Greg James, Chris Smith
Illustrator: Erica Salcedo
Publisher: Bloomsbury Childrens Books an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 400 pages

About Mr Greg James, Chris Smith

Chris Smith is an award-winning author, broadcaster and parent (a mug saying 'World's Greatest Dad' counts as an award, right?). He grew up in leafy Northamptonshire and now lives in not-as-leafy North London with his wife, son and a cat called Mabel, who can talk. If you listen very carefully to the George Michael song 'Outside' you can hear a sample of Chris reading the news. He makes excellent tea. Greg James is an award-winning author and broadcaster, best known for hosting the Radio 1 Breakfast Show, but he hasn't won any awards for being a parent because he isn't one. ...

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