The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man

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Harper Collins, Sep 6, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
19 Reviews

Awesome Man can shoot positronic rays out of his eyeballs, fly as straight as an arrow, and hug mutant Jell-O! Even villains like Professor Von Evil and the Flaming Eyeball are no match for this caped crusader.

But Awesome Man also has a secret. . . . Can you guess what it is?

The first picture book from Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Chabon perfectly captures the fantasy life of young superhero fans.


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Review: The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man

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Awesome Man is not who he seems he is. This would be a great book for teaching about alliterations and can be used to predict. Awesome Man is actually a little boy. In one of the illustrations, it ... Read full review

Review: The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man

User Review  - Cheryl - Goodreads

"When you are a superhero like me, sometimes you have to smash into things." This was just as fun as I thought it would be. What a great superhero/ role model for kids, especially the ones with high energy & low impulse-control. Read full review

About the author (2011)

Michael Chabon is the bestselling and Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, Wonder Boys, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, Summerland (a novel for children), The Final Solution, The Yiddish Policemen's Union, and Gentlemen of the Road; as well as the short story collections A Model World and Werewolves in Their Youth; and the essay collections Maps and Legends and Manhood for Amateurs. He is the Chairman of the Board of the MacDowell Colony. He lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife, the novelist Ayelet Waldman, and their children.

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