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    • ISBN:9781445140841
    • Publication date:22 Oct 2015
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Superhero

By Steve Barlow and Steve Skidmore

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Exciting, choose-your-own-destiny adventure story, appropriate for 6-8 year olds.

Take on the role of the hero and save the world in this fully interactive, choose-your-own-destiny adventure story.
YOU are Olympian, a powerful superhero who was born on Mount Olympus, home of the Greek gods.You have been sent to protect the good people of River City from Doctor Robotic, who is turning people into mind-slaves. You will have to face flying terrobots, crawler robots, rhinobot tanks and an army of mind-slaves before you meet your enemy Doctor Robotic and bring him to justice.
Part of the I:Hero Immortals series - where the hero never dies! If you become trapped simply call on the Olympic flame to save you and begin your adventure again. Written by the award-winning duo Steve Barlow and Steve Skidmore
Age appropriate for 6 to 8 year olds and more sensitive readers. Also suitable for reluctant readers and less confident older readers. Printed using a special font approved by the British Dyslexia Association.

Biographical Notes

Steve Barlow was born in Britain (in Crewe, in the county of Cheshire). He went to Brierley Street School, which was like Bash Street only not as sophisticated, then to Crewe County Grammar School for Boys (and what kind of school feels the need, in its name, to remind its pupils what gender they are? Hmmm?). He went on to study at Warwick University and Nottingham University, and worked at various times as a teacher, actor, stage manager and puppeteer. Then he went to teach in Botswana, where a valid excuse for students not handing in their homework was \'A goat ate it, sir!\'. On his return to the UK he met Steve Skidmore, and the rest is hysteria.

Steve Skidmore is shorter than Steve Barlow and less hairy. He was born in Birstall near Leicester in England. After managing to pass some exams at school, he went on to Nottingham University to supposedly read English, but spent most of his time playing sport and doing a variety of summer jobs including counting pastry pie lids (yes, really).
He trained as a teacher of Drama, English and Film studies, before teaming up with Steve Barlow to become a full time author.
He lives in Leicester and is a great rugby fan (he supports Leicester Tigers - \'Come on you Tiiiiigeeeers!\').

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  • Publication date: 22 Oct 2015
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