Heroic reads for fans of Marvel

Are you a Marvel fan? Get stuck into these heroic reads! From Lightning Girl to Captain Underpants, there’s a superhero story for children of all ages to enjoy.

Lightning Girl

Lightning Girl by Alesha Dixon

Aurora Beam lives at home with her utterly unremarkable family – until the day she sees her little sister being picked on in the playground and suddenly beams of light shoot out of her fingers!

This powerful story empowers tomorrow’s women, showing that no girl is ordinary or unremarkable.

My Brother is a Superhero

My Brother is a Superhero by David Solomons

Luke loves comics – which makes it even more annoying when his his undeserving, never-read-a-comic-in-his-life brother gets superpowers. However, when Zack is kidnapped by his arch-nemesis, Luke and his friends have only five days to find him and save the world…

Books don’t come much funnier than this – packed with heart, this hilarious series is perfect for any superhero-obsessed kid!

Fire Mountain

Future Hero: Race to Fire Mountain by Remi Blackwood

When Jarell discovers that the fantasy world he is obsessed with doodling is actually real, he is launched into an incredible adventure. Ulfrika, the land of his ancestors, is in trouble and he is the hero they need.

The fantastic first instalment in the Future Hero series is full of high-octane action, futuristic gadgets, and fantastical world-building.

Super Ghost

Super Ghost by Greg James and Chris Smith

When world famous superhero Dr Extraordinary gets blown up inside a giant robot, twelve-year-old Sonny Nelson is devastated. A world without heroes is totally rubbish!

This madcap adventure is part mystery, part science-fiction, and a whole lot of fun.

The Adventures of Captain Underpants: 25th and a Half Anniversary Edition Full Colour

The Adventures of Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey

George and Harold are best friends and together they’ve created the greatest superhero in the history of their elementary school: Captain Underpants! His true identity is SO secret, even HE doesn’t know who he is!

Discover the bestselling series by Dav Pilkey in this special anniversary edition!

Ellie Engle Saves Herself

Ellie Engle Saves Herself by Leah Johnson

12-year-old Ellie is an unassuming comic book geek who lives in the small town of Plainsboro, where nothing ever happens. When a freak earthquake strikes the small town, Ellie learns that she has acquired an unimaginable power…

This magical underdog story is absolutely irresistable – Ellie will make you laugh, cry, and laugh all over again.

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