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Send for a Superhero!

by Michael Rosen and Katharine McEwen.Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press, 2013

A part picture book - part comic book, this is about a dad who reads his kids a bedtime story about two villains, Filth and Vacuum and their wicked plan suck up all the money they can find and cover everything with muck and slime. Only Extremely Boring Man (a.k.a. Brad Forty) can save the day with his superpower of making everyone fall asleep.

It received starred review from Kirkus Reviews.

Grades K-3

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