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Super Sidekicks #2: Ocean's Revenge

Super Sidekicks #2: Ocean's Revenge

(A Graphic Novel)

Illustrated by Gavin Aung Than


Super Sidekicks #2: Ocean's Revenge

About the Book

"Everyone loves an underdog. Super Sidekicks is a WINNER!" --Lincoln Peirce, New York Times bestselling author of the BIG NATE series

Calling fans of CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS and HILO! Sidekicks are SUPER in this humor- and action-packed graphic novel series. Expect bugs, well-read dinosaurs, and lots of goo!

The Super Sidekicks are back! JJ, Flygirl, Dinomite, and Goo are settling into their fancy new headquarters and living the sweet life of superheroes. The Mother of the Seas, on the other hand, is NOT happy. She's sick of land dwellers using the ocean as a dumping ground . . . and she's seeking revenge! Can the Sidekicks step up and save humanity from the ocean's rage?
BONUS: Includes tips for kids who want to help SAVE the environment + How to draw DINOMITE and GOO!

"A super side-splitting good time!" --Andrew McDonald and Ben Wood, creators of the Real Pigeons series

**Winner of the Wilderness Society's 2020 Environment Award for Children's Literature**

Kick it up a notch in Super Sidekicks #3: Trial of Heroes. Coming in 2022!

Product Details

On sale: July 27, 2021
Age: 8-12 years
Grade: Grades 6-8
Page count: 160 Pages
ISBN: 9780593175095
Reading level: Lexile: GN450L | Fountas/Pinnell: Q

Author Bio

GAVIN AUNG THAN is a freelance cartoonist based in Perth, Australia. His webcomic Zen Pencils, a cartoon blog which adapts inspirational quotes into comic stories, has been featured by The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, Slate, Buzzfeed, Gawker and Brain Pickings, and was named one of the top 100 websites of 2013 by PC Mag. Zen Pencils has also been collected into New York Times bestselling books. His first series for children, Super Sidekicks, grew out of Gavin's long-time obsession with superheroes. Visit aungthan.com and follow @zenpencils to find out more about Gavin and his work.


**Winner of the Wilderness Society's 2020 Environment Award for Children's Literature**

People are SUPER into the SIDEKICKS!

"Super Sidekicks delivers action, a super side-splitting good time, and proof that heroes can come from anywhere!" —Andrew McDonald and Ben Wood, creators of the Real Pigeons series

"This entertaining series opener charms with bright, full-color illustrations and loads of humor. Easy-to-follow panels and action sequences keep the pages turning, and the setting of sunny Sydney, Australia, is a refreshing departure from Gotham-like locales. . . . Armed with humor and heart, these underdogs are ready to step into the spotlight." —Kirkus Reviews

"A fun read for fans of adventure and superhero graphic novels. . . . embraces friendship, action, and teamwork." —School Library Journal

"A graphic novel sure to engage young, adventure-loving readers." —Herald Sun (Melbourne)

"Filled with crazy comic-book fun and adventure. The series is perfect for any young reader who loves a good baddie." —West Australian

“Goo is my favorite character because he’s really funny. . . . I can’t wait to read the next one!” —Jack, age 8

"These are great books! Even if you aren't a fan of superhero stuff." —Charlie, age 9 

“These books are the funniest thing ever!” —Brady, age 6