The Ultimate Guide to Being a Superhero

The Ultimate Guide to Being a Superhero : A Kid's Manual for Saving the World, Looking Good in Spandex, and Getting Home in Time for Dinner

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When choosing a sidekick, be sure to coordinate colors.To get a supervillain monologuing, simply mention that he or she won't get away with it.NEVER wear a cape (except to formal events).

With these and other clever insights, The Ultimate Guide to Being a Superhero is more than just a cookbook! This gentle poke at the superhero genre is packed with recipes, maneuvers, and gadgets for every aspiring superhero. National cooking expert Barbara Beery, author of the bestselling The Pink Princess Cookbook, brings her signature flair in this action-packed, fully illustrated manual, sure to delight every superchild and every parent looking for great party ideas. Recipes and crafts include:

Kryptonite CupcakesDinner in DisguiseDynamite Candy BitesDIY Utility BeltsSuper Suit Stitchesand much more!

Plus must-have tips for every aspiring hero, including:

How to interview a potential sidekick ("How do you feel about being used as bait?")Where not to house your secret hideoutCommon wardrobe malfunctions to avoidCatchy comeback phrases, and more!
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Product details

  • Hardback | 160 pages
  • 197 x 241 x 25.4mm | 816.47g
  • Sanger, CA, United States
  • English
  • 1942934459
  • 9781942934455

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"Young readers will feel empowered to be in possession of this classified material detailing everything from making a superhero mask, choosing a secret identity to beating villains with mind control"
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About Barbara Beery

Barbara Beery, founder of Foodie Kids Culinary Center in Austin, TX (one of the country's first kids-only culinary schools), has taught thousands of children over the past 30 years through year-round classes, cooking birthday parties, and summer cooking camps.
Beery is the author of eighteen children's cookbooks, including three bestselling cookbooks which have sold over 500,000 copies! Her titles include The Pink Princess Cookbook, The Mermaids Cookbook, The Pink Princess Cookbook, The Texas Longhorns Cookbook, The Pink Princess Spa Cookbook, The Green Princess Cookbook, The Pink Princess Cupcakes Cookbook, The Pink Princess Party Cookbook, The Snow Princess Cookbook, The Ultimate Guide to Being a Superhero, My First French Bakery, and more. Barbara worked as a spokesperson for such national companies as Sun-Maid Raisin, Uncle Ben's Borden's, Kellogg's Rice Krispies, and Step 2. Since 2002, Barbara has been a contributing writer to FamilyFun, the country's leading family magazine. She has appeared twice on the Today Show, on CBN with Pat Robertson, and her business has been featured in the New York Times and Entrepreneur Magazine, as well as dozens of other local and national publications.

David Miles makes books for a living. He also reads books, writes books, sells books, shelves books, thinks about books, drives to books, sleeps to books, and cooks from books, but he doesn't eat books (which is fortunate). He is the author of Book and has illustrated multiple series including the Slide-N-Seek novelty books and the Let's Count regional board books. David graduated from Brigham Young University with a BS in business management. He and his wife and son live in California where they enjoy lots of tacos, donuts, and, well . . . books.

Brooke Jorden earned a BA in English and editing from Brigham Young University. The author of If It Fits, I Sits: The Ultimate Cat Quotebook, I Dig Bathtime, and the Lit for Little Hands series, Brooke is also the managing editor at Familius. Brooke, her husband, their three children, and their cat live in Cedar Hills, Utah.
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