Meet the Gecko

By Wendelin Van Draanen

Knopf Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780375823534, 176pp.

Publication Date: January 11, 2005


Even superheroes have problems. That’s what Nolan discovers when he meets Chase Morton, the boy who plays his favorite TV superhero on The Gecko and Sticky. Chase is being hounded by a sleazy tabloid reporter who is evil! Sneaky! A liar! So Nolan vows to expose the truth on After all, superheroes have to stick together in the fight for truth and justice. Oh, yeah!

About the Author

Wendelin Van Draanen enjoys the “three Rs”: reading, running, and rock ’n’ roll. The author lives in central CA.

Brian Biggs is an illustrator, designer, graphic novelist, and accordion player. He lives in Philadelphia, PA.