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Meet the Gecko

Wendelin Van Draanen


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Other Editions of This Title:
Compact Disc (12/31/2007)


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!

Praise For Shredderman: Meet the Gecko

"Reluctant readers, be they old fans or new, will enjoy the humor, swift pacing, and Biggs's heavy-line cartoon illustrations....Cyber-hero fun for everyone." --Kirkus Reviews

"The protagonist's strength in rising above his fear of Bubba and showing compassion for him is gently and poignantly portrayed...Reluctant readers will find this book accessible, and the use of modern technology to fight the "bad guys" is an appealing inclusion." -- School Library Journal

"A lighthearted, fast-moving story, with Nolan serving as a true hero." --Booklist

Yearling, 9780440419143, 176pp.

Publication Date: September 12, 2006

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.