The Superheroes Employment Agency

The Superheroes Employment Agency


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From Blunder Woman and Muffy the Vampire Sprayer to Stuporman and The Bulk, meet the members of the Superheroes Employment Agency—lovable misfits with oddball powers who make up for their lack of fame with an eagerness to please and a can-do attitude. These humorous, kid-friendly poems are sure to entertain while introducing readers to poetry in a fun, lighthearted, and accessible way. Told in Marilyn Singer’s witty verse and Noah Z. Jones’s hilarious illustrations, their story will make you laugh and cheer on these champions in their quests for heroic jobs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780547435596
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 07/24/2012
Pages: 40
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 670L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 9 Years

About the Author

Marilyn Singer is a renowned poet and the author of more than ninety books for young people. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, and Washington, Connecticut. To learn more, visit
In addition to illustrating books, Noah Z. Jones has created animated shows on The Disney Channel and The Cartoon Network. He lives in Los Angeles, California. To learn more, visit

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"From Blunder Woman to Stuporman, this gallery of underemployed B-list superheroes is up for any task."—Kirkus

"There is definite kid appeal with the superhero themes."—School Library Journal

"Jones' exaggerated cartoon interpretations of these bumblers keeps things super-duper silly."—Booklist

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