Silly and zany, and armed with the most unusual skills, these heroes are out to save the world-one letter at a time! bubble-Man blows big bubbles at bullies, and laughing lass laughs at lawbreakers! together, these one-of-a-kind defenders represent the ABC's in a way never seen before.
Renowned comic-book illustrator bob mcleod has created a full cast of humorous and del...more
Popular Answered Questions
It’s a bird, it’s a plane..no, it’s Superhero ABCs. Have you ever read through an alphabet book and already known that “A” would stand for apple, “B” for ball, “C” for cat and so on and so forth? You will not get this feeling when reading Bob McLeod’s SuperHero ABC, because he takes an innovative look at the alphabet through a heroic eye. Instead of “A” standing for apple, it stands for Astro Man who is “always aler ...more
I probably would have rated this five stars except for one major mistake. There is an invisible girl-only the bad guy goes right through her. There see ...more
Early Literacy Skills:
Went over great in Preschool Story Hour and older kids check it out too!
I've seen this book be the most popular in a first grade classroom.
ABC are often dull for me. They're long, repetitive, and really hard to innovate. The great draw of this book is that it has superheroes, and kids crave superhero stories at preschool age but none of the stories, cartoons, or comics are quite appropriate for them yet. This is an excellent bridge to those years.
Both men and women are portrayed as heroes, making the book appeal to boys and girls.
2010 April 15
Interesting thing I noticed last night for the first time: all the bad guys are, in fact, guys.
In 2006, I wrote and illustrated my first children's book, SuperHero ABC, a h ...more