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Super Hero Squad: Iron Man Springs Into Action!

By Kirsten Mayer (Board Book, 2010)
For your youngest super hero fans, this Marvel Super Hero Squad board book story follows Iron Man as he zooms around the city counting up to ten Super Heroes for his team! Find ALL your favorite Super Heroes in one great book!
  • Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Format: Board Book

    • Price: $5.99 US/$7.50 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316055734

    • On Sale Date: 04/01/2010

    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    Formats Available: Board Book

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For your youngest super hero fans, this Marvel Super Hero Squad board book story follows Iron Man as he zooms around the city counting up to ten Super Heroes for his team! Find ALL your favorite Super Heroes in one great book!

When the most famous heroes on the planet unite to face the world's greatest villains, you get the biggest, most family-friendly super hero team-up in history: the Marvel Super Hero Squad. Every day in Super Hero City is full of exciting surprises, as Iron Man, Spider-Man, Hulk, Wolverine, Thor, The Fantastic Four, and many more classic characters work together to defeat the bad guys from Villainville. Only the Super Hero Squad can protect their neighborhood and friends through wholesome heroics and fast-paced adventures!

For more information on the Marvel Super Hero Squad, visit www.marvelkids.com.

Kirsten Mayer has written several books for children, including a New York Times bestseller. She lives in Brooklyn, NY, amidst towers of books and shoes, with two bratty cats and one patient husband.
  • The Spring 10 Season of the Super Hero Squad
    Blasting bright background colors, the books' vibrant covers place the familiar characters front and center in poses that radiate super-powered confidence and villain-besting energy. The very youngest TV show fans will appreciate Iron Man Springs into Action! (PreS-K), a sturdy board book with simple text and colorful layouts. When trouble begins to brew in Super Hero City, the stalwart squad leader gathers together his "strong and fearless" friends in a 1-to-10 count-along narrative. Presented on difficult-to-tear pages, the glossy artwork provides clear images of each hero.

    A staple-bound storybook will draw in the read-aloud crowd (and maybe some more-confident independent readers) with a detailed text and dynamic Popsicle-hued illustrations. Dr. Doom's evil minions are busy planting flowers, but not to beautify the city: when watered, these genetically engineered blossoms burgeon into monsters capable of tearing down buildings brick by brick (as Wolverine quips, "Talk about flower power!"). Never fear, Hulk Saves the Day! (PreS-Gr 2) with his formidable weed-whacking fists and the help of his friends. The glossy pages are filled with excitement, amusing dialogue, and an appreciation of the value of teamwork.  

    Presented easy-reader style, Meet the Super Hero Squad! (PreS-Gr 2) will appeal to a wide audience. Short sentences and simple vocabulary introduce the good guys in colorful single- and double-page illustrations. The layouts still maintain a high-level of oomph, but the text is clearly laid out against white or pastel backgrounds, helping new readers to zoom in on the words. The book's focus on the characters and enthusiastic tone will also attract pre-readers.

    These inviting titles are sure to captivate TV series devotees. Display them in your library and encourage kids to "Hero Up" on reading.
    --School and Library Journal

    Upcoming Marvel Animation Studios TV series:
    - Wolverine and the X-Men (Nicktoons, '09) 
    - Iron Man Armored Adventures (Nicktoons, '09) 
    - Marvel Super Hero Squad (Nicktoons, '09) 
    - The Black Panther (Nicktoons, '09) 
    - Thor (2010) 
    - The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes (2011)

    Upcoming Marvel major motion picture releases:
    - Iron Man 2 (May 7, 2010)
    - Thor (May 20, 2011)
    - Spider-Man 4 (May 6, 2011)
    - The Avengers (May 4, 2012)
    - Captain America (July 22, 2011) 
    - Iron Man 3 (TBA)
    - Spider-Man 5 (TBA)

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Super Hero Squad: Iron Man Springs Into Action!
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Price: $5.99 US/$7.50 CAN
  • Pages: 12
  • Physical Dimensions: 6" x 6"
  • ISBN-13: 9780316055734
  • On Sale Date: 04/01/2010
Super Hero Squad: Iron Man Springs Into Action!