Captain Awesome vs. Nacho Cheese Man (Hardcover)
Eugene isn’t a second grader at a new school—he’s Captain Awesome! Early chapter books with cartoonlike illustrations (6-9).
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Captain Awesome wonders what to do when he suspects that his superhero best friend has become...a bad guy? Now readers between the ages of five and seven can read chapter books tailor-made for a younger level of reading comprehension. Heavily illustrated with large type, Little Simon's young chapter books let young readers feel like they are reading a "grown-up" format with subject, text, and illustrations geared specifically for their own age groups Eugene McGillicudy and Charlie Thomas Jones are best friends. They are also supersecret superheroes and members of the Sunnyview Superhero Squad. It's Captain Awesome and Nacho Cheese Man to the rescue MI-TEE But when Eugene and Charlie get into a fight, Captain Awesome is forced to wonder if Nacho Cheese Man might actually be...bad? In the process of sorting out good guys and bad guys, Eugene learns an important lesson about friendship--and what it really means to be a superhero. With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Captain Awesome chapter books are perfect for beginning readers.
About the Author
Stan Kirby tied a beach towel around his neck when he was six years old and became Super Commander Beach Boy. When Stan's not creating the awesome adventures of Captain Awesome, he loves reading comic books, eating okra, and hang-gliding (but not at the same time). George O'Connor is the author and illustrator of the picture books Kapow! and Ker-splash! He spends time in his secret Brooklyn, New York, hideout-- where he uses his amazing artistic powers to strike fear in the hearts of bad guys everywhere!