HarperCollins Publishers, Hardcover, 9780060745141, 40pp.
Publication Date: January 24, 2006
Silly and zany, and armed with the most unusual skills, these heroes are out to save the world-one letter at a time! bubble-Man blows big bubbles at bullies, and laughing lass laughs at lawbreakers! together, these one-of-a-kind defenders represent the ABC's in a way never seen before.
Renowned comic-book illustrator bob mcleod has created a full cast of humorous and delightful characters, sure to please anyone in need of a hero to save the day.
Bob Mcleod is a comic-book illustrator who has worked on such projects as Spider-Man, Superman, and The Phantom. S"uperHero ABC "is his first children's book. he lives with his wife, Lucy; their three children, Molly, Jeff, and Andy; and their dog, Penny, in Pennsylvania.
“Turbocharged with fun for both new and capable readers. It will dazzle reluctant readers and disappear right off the shelves.”
-Booklist (starred review)
“There’s strong appeal here for the youngest comic-book fans, with many doses of humor along the way.”
-School Library Journal (starred review)
“Engaging alphabet book whose characters embody the right mix of reassurance, goofiness, and humor.”
-Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
“P might as well stand for the page-popping, large-scale Pictures that distinguish this ABC.”
-Horn Book Magazine
“Cleverly conceived ABC. One character is more inventive than the next. McLeod is a master at creating entertaining figures.”
“This frothy mix of laughs, giggles and Good Guys zeroes in on its target audience with superhuman accuracy and action.”
“A dazzling parade. Each character is deftly described. Stunning graphics. A sure hit that will fast become a favorite.”