Bin Boy by Tom Vaughan and Emma McCann.
Publisher : Scholastic
Paperback : 336 pages
ISBN-10 : 0702305286
ISBN-13 : 978-0702305283
Reading age : 8 – 12 years
Many children think their step-parents are super-villains . . . but what if they really were?
10-year-old Billy’s mum has just re-married, and his new step-dad Phil is smarmy and try-hard . . . Even if he is super rich. On top of that, Billy – and his best-friend Viv – are so unpopular at school, only the IT Club rank below them in the school food-chain. And, the school bully keeps throwing bins at Billy’s head.
So, when Billy discovers his step-dad is a super-villain with an evil plan to destroy the entire world, it is the perfect excuse to break Phil and his mum up. But gathering evidence about a super-villain is harder than it looks, and when Billy accidentally becomes ‘Bin Boy’ – a superhero sensation – things become a whole lot more complicated.
Suddenly the fate of the global population is on Bin Boy’s shoulders. Can he save his family and the entire world?!
A story of friendship, pizza, fizzy drinks, a super-hacker, a volcano secret-lair, excellent technological wonderment, a platinum-toothed crocodile . . . And a superhero sensation!
A brand-new superhero is in town and perfect for readers aged 9+. Told with heart and tonnes of homour, great for fans of David Solomons, Kid Normal and Despicable Me.
Brought to life by Emma McCann, illustrator – this package will delight readers.