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Eugene's school is having a school-wide spelling bee and his teacher has chosen him and his arch-nemesis Meredith to represent their class. Eugene studies hard and practices all of his spelling words, but soon discovers that this is a job for Captain Awesome, his alter-ego, to save the day. Will Eugene overcome his jitters and conquer his enemy to win the big spelling trophy?
Will Captain Awesome successfully take on Little Miss Stinky Pinky to become the winner of the second-grade spelling bee?
Eugene McGillicuddy’s superhero alter ego, Captain Awesome, relies on a wide array of superpowers to keep the town of Sunnyview safe from “bad guys.” But when Ms. Beasley announces that Eugene will be representing the class in the second grade spelling bee (along with Meredith Mooney—yuck!), Captain Awesome wonders if his spelling superpowers are strong enough to defeat his nemesis, Little Miss Stinky Pinky. Will Captain Awesome prevail and keep the spelling bee trophy safe from evil? M-I-T-E-E!
With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Captain Awesome chapter books are perfect for beginning readers!
Stan Kirby tied a beach towel around his neck and became Super Commander Beach Boy when he was six years old. When Stans not creating the awesome adventures of Captain Awesome, he loves reading comic books, eating okra, and hang gliding (but not at the same time).
George OConnor is the creator of the New York Times bestselling graphic novel series Olympians, in addition to serving as the illustrator of the Captain Awesome series. He is also the author and illustrator of the picture books Kapow!, Ker-splash, and If I Had a Triceratops. He resides in his secret Brooklyn, New York, hideout, where he uses his amazing artistic powers to strike fear in the hearts of bad guys everywhere!