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Super Turbo and the Fire-Breathing Dragon

Book #5 of Super Turbo
Illustrated by George O'Connor

About The Book

In the fifth, Super Turbo book, there’s a new animal in school and the class pets are convinced she’s a fire-breathing dragon!

You know Turbo as the hamster sidekick from the Captain Awesome books. But ever wonder what actually goes on when the last school bell rings and Turbo is left to his own devices? He’s SUPER TURBO and he’s here to fight evil in and out of the classroom!

There’s a new class pet at Sunnyview Elementary. And since all the students seem so excited about this new pet, Turbo can’t wait to meet her. Until he realizes that she’s a fire-breathing dragon! Now the Superpet Superhero League must figure out what this new pet is really doing in the school. And if she’s evil…can the superpets stop her?

With easy-to-read language, illustrations, and comic panels on almost every page, the Super Turbo chapter books are perfect for emerging readers!


Super Turbo and the Fire-Breathing Dragon

Can you keep a secret? Yes? Great. We’ll come back to that. At the moment, that sure is one sad hamster who’s moping in his cage. A hamster named Turbo.

Turbo hasn’t eaten since yesterday. He doesn’t even have the energy to jog on his hamster wheel. And while he normally loves keeping a watchful eye on Classroom C—that’s his duty as the official class pet—today he doesn’t even feel like doing that.

Why, you might wonder?

Well, it all began with an evil rat named Whiskerface. Whiskerface’s main goal in life was to try to take over the world. Recently, he had tried to test out that plan right here at Sunnyview Elementary. But what he didn’t expect was to have to face the Superpet Superhero League.

That brings us back to the big secret. You see, Turbo the hamster isn’t your ordinary hamster. He’s actually . . .

And he’s a member of . . .

About The Author

Lee Kirby has the proportionate strength and abilities of a man-sized hamster. He spends his days chewing up cardboard and running in giant plastic bubbles throughout his very own fortress of solitude in Brooklyn, New York. And, no, he is not related to world-famous Captain Awesome author, Stan Kirby. Or is he?

About The Illustrator

George O’Connor 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!

Product Details

  • Publisher: Little Simon (December 5, 2017)
  • Length: 128 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781481499965
  • Grades: K - 4
  • Ages: 5 - 9

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