Author(s): Alan MacDonald
From the bestselling author of Dirty Bertie. Stan Button had always dreamed of becoming a superhero. Then one day a letter arrives inviting him for an interview at the mysterious Mighty High School. To his amazement, Stan is offered a place - starting immediately. His superpower is 'non-conventional', as are those of his two new best friends, but lessons in supervillain-spotting and tight-wearing mean they are soon ready to defeat the evil Green Meanie. who might just be none other than Professor Von Hardbum, a teacher at their school. Each adventure will be heavily illustrated throughout with fantastic art by Nigel Baines, for truly brilliant comic-book style fun.
Captain Underpants meets Marvel comics in this very funny and very silly new series for 7+ from the bestselling author of Dirty Bertie and the outstanding illustrator of Yuck! and Hank Zipzer
Praise for the Dirty Bertie series: Highly accessible and enjoyable ... Lots of grime. Plenty of chaos. Strong illustrations. Great fun! Books for Keeps Praise for the Dirty Bertie series: Really funny. You would like this if you like the Horrid Henry books Guardian Praise for the Iggy the Urk series: This is a very funny book, full of Neanderthal nonsense and primitive puns Family Interest There is a lot of lively dialogue ... Jokes and puns, tribes and catapults, abound and will appeal to young readers School Librarian The hilarious tale whistles along like a stone from Iggy's newly invented clutterpult, and will have readers on the edge of their stone seats ... Inis magazine
Alan Macdonald started his working life in a travelling theatre company. In addition to writing and directing plays, Alan trained as a drama teacher. He has written dramas for the BBC (television and radio), as well as many children's books. Alan lives in Nottingham. Nigel Baines has worked for many years as a book designer and children's book illustrator, working on series including Yuck! By Matt and Dave, and Blue Peter Ward-winning Do Igloos Have Loos?. He lives in Hertfordshire.