It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a . . . pancake? Here is a delightfully clever and endearingly funny graphic novel about a pancake named Peggy, who accidentally develops superhero abilities and must defend her home of Breakfast Town.
Life in Breakfast Town is pretty uneventful for Peggy Pancake. Her parents are always on her case, she's stuck in her perfect brother's shadow, and she just can't seem to avoid the Bacon Bullies at school. That is until one day, after an accidental mixup, Peggy finds herself with superhero abilities. . . . Now Peggy can flip! She can fight! She can FLY!
With the help of her new friend, Luc Croissant, Peggy must master her newfound skills. But danger is lurking in the Maple Mountains, where the evil Dr. Breakfast Sandwich and his wicked Henchtoasts are plotting something sinister. Can Peggy harness her powers and save all that is dear? Find out in: SUPER PANCAKE!
Megan Wagner Lloyd is the author of the kids' graphic novel and Indie Bestseller Allergic
, co-created with illustrator Michelle Mee Nutter, which the New York Times
called "madcap fun." She's also the author of the picture books Finding Wild
and Fort-Building Time
, illustrated by Abigail Halpin, Building Books
, illustrated by Brianne Farley, and Paper Mice
, illustrated by Phoebe Wahl. She lives with her family in the Washington, DC area. Find her at meganwagnerlloyd.com and at @meganwagnerlloyd.
Abhi Alwar is an Indian American freelance illustrator/designer based in NYC. She aims to tell absurd and silly stories through comics and picture books. Her debut picture book, Hamsters Make Terrible Roommates,
written by Cheryl Klein, received a starred review from Publishers Weekly,
who said that "readers should get a tickle out of [Alwar's] compositions." She's at abhialwar.com and at @abhi_alwar.
“A tasty treat that’s super fun to read
.” —Kirkus Reviews
“This is a comical and scrumptious
read for a child’s balanced and nutritious reading experience.” —The Bulletin
“Lloyd (Haven) develops Super Pancake’s smooth moves—“Butter Smother! Syrup Swirl! Flapjack Flip!”
—with an eye toward humor." —Publishers Weekly