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Jan 08 2014

5-minute Marvel stories by Marvel Comics Group

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Scholastic, 2013. ISBN 9781743622216.
(Age 6+) Fantasy. Heroes. Reluctant readers. Bound together in one volume come 12 stories of super heroes from the Marvel Comics Group. Readers will be overjoyed to read about the adventures of their favourite heroes like Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Avengers and the X-men. To be able to read or to listen to a story about them that takes just five minutes is a plus. The super heroes are busy foiling alien invaders, battling super crooks and making sure that the villains get their come-uppance.
This is an ideal book for children who love the super heroes. Because of the shortness of the stories, all of which are brightly illustrated, each makes for a great read for the newly independent reader and a fun read aloud as a bedtime story. Reluctant readers will also enjoy this book, as each exciting story is short, but the book itself is large and well organised.
This is a fun book that children are sure to enjoy and would make a welcome gift for the child who adores the Super Heroes.
Pat Pledger

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