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    • ISBN:9781408342206
    • Publication date:07 Apr 2016

Super Stan

By Matt Robertson

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A warm and funny picture book about sibling rivalry ... and superheroes!

A warm and funny picture book about sibling rivalry ... and superheroes!

Life can be hard when your little brother is a superhero. The whole world thinks Super Stan is AMAZING. No one ever seems to notice his big brother, Jack ... But sometimes, even a superhero needs a little help. And when a superhero is in trouble, only a SUPER big brother can save the day.

Matt Robertson's feel-good tale tackles the often tricky subject of sibling rivalry with warmth, humour and fun - teaching brothers and sisters everywhere how to get along. (And that they are all equally SUPER!)

Shortlisted for the Waterstones Picture Book Prize.

Biographical Notes

Matt Robertson grew up in Suffolk, and spent most of his childhood drawing and creating characters. He completed his MA in Children's Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art in 2014, receiving a Distinction for his work. Matt is the winner of a Lara Jones Award and a Macmillan Children's Book Prize, and he was a finalist in the Waterstone's 'Picture This' competition. His first book, Super Stan, has been shortlisted for the Waterstones Picture Book Prize and is the winner of the 2017 Dundee Picture Book Award. Matt lives with his wife in Norwich.

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  • ISBN: 9781408337295
  • Publication date: 08 Sep 2016
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Orchard Books
A delightful story about sibling rivalry and sibling love. — Parents In Touch
[A] super debut picture book — Red Reading Hub
This is a fun story, with a lovely, warm ending. Great for smoothing a rough ride amongst siblings, or just for a great bedtime story. — The Bookbag
Many children will identify with this sibling rivalry theme, relayed with wit and warmth and illustrated with energy and bright, primary colours. — Daily Mail
In this sweet, funny and above all, reassuring story, Matt Robertson captures the perspective of a crestfallen big brother, struggling to find his place within an altered family dynamic, with a marvellously astute and empathetic touch — Teach Early Years
This wonderfully illustrated picture book by the superbly talented Matt Robertson addresses the issue of sibling rivalry in a really heartwarming and fun way — Title Sussex
Many children will identify with this sibling rivalry theme, relayed with wit and warmth, and illustrated with energy and bright, primary colours. — Irish Daily Mail
Fun, distinctly unpreachy, but with a clear message too. Great for the early years library, as I imagine many children will relate! — School Librarian
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