KUNG POW CHICKEN #3: The Birdy Snatchers

Gordon's birdy senses are tingling like crazy! All over the city, chickens are acting strangely. Have they been turned into zombies?! This superhero knows that only a bad guy would steal brains! Kung Pow Chicken is hot on the evil Birdbrain's tail feathers—that is, until an army of zombies birdy-snatches him! What's a superhero to do?

An Amazon Summer Boredom Buster pick, 2014

Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, 2015

KUNG POW CHICKEN #4: Heroes On The Side

​Gordon Blue's birdy senses are tingling like never before in this fourth book in the series. The Blue family travels to New Yolk City. While in the Big Egg, Egg Drop wants to go to the first-ever Sidekick Super-Con—a big party for sidekicks. But with all of the world's sidekicks in one basket, the new bad guy, Ticklebeak, and his Bad Eggs soon chicknap the sidekicks! Kung Pow Chicken will have to save the doomed sidekicks fast—the egg timer is ticking!

Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, 2015

THIS LITTLE PIGGY: An Owner's Manual

Brother and Sister want—more than anything—a pet pig. Getting the pigSnowflake—isn’t all that hard, but keeping it clean, feeding it healthy snacks, and teaching it manners and tricks, proves to be more than these kids bargained for.

And they still have to convince their
mother!

Watch the trailer here!

"Even those not pie-eyed for pigs will find something to like in this jolly outing. (Graphic/early-reader hybrid. 5-8)"—Kirkus Reviews

Chicago Public Library’s 2017 Best of the Best list pick

KUNG POW CHICKEN #1: Let's Get Cracking

Kung Pow Chicken is the superhero everyone has been waiting for! 


The first book in the series kicks off when Gordon's birdy senses lead him to a festival. Suddenly, POOF! Feathers fill the air and shivering naked chickens are everywhere. Why have all these chickens lost their feathers? Forced to wear wooly sweaters, the city itches for a hero. Kung Pow Chicken hops into his Beakmobile to save the day!

Winner Silver Birch® Express Award 2015
Winner Chocolate Lily Award 2015-2016
Nominated Louisiana Young Readers' Choice Award 2017
Nominated Washington State WLMA Otter Award 2017
Kirkus Starred Review
Kirkus Best Books of 2014 Selection
An Amazon Best Book of the Month, January 2014
Kellogg's Family Rewards Program Featured Selection 2016-2019

Vancouver Public Library/CWILL-BC Reading Lights Selection 2017

KUNG POW CHICKEN #2: Bok! Bok! Boom!

Gordon Blue's mom drags him to a night at the opera. The show turns fowl when its star singer, Honey Comb, is chicknapped! The evil Dr. Screech plans to turn the singer's super-high voice into a supersonic weapon. It's up to Kung Pow Chicken to rescue Honey!

 

"Fans will be glad Kung Pow has at least two more adventures on the way.”
—Kirkus Reviews

"Many jokes and puns will keep the attention of eager new readers looking for a fast-paced, funny adventure with unlikely superheroes.”—School Library Journal

"Marko’s art is as playful as her text … The simple vocabulary and small chunks of text make this extremely accessible to the primary-grade crowd.”—Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

An Amazon Big Spring Book 2014

"“Ham and eggs!”—you don’t want to miss this!" Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review)

"Puns, one-liners, and goofy superpowered action are in abundant supply...Just the thing for beginning readers eying the Captain Underpants shelf.” Publishers Weekly

"The frequent poultry plays on words are sure to elicit giggles from young readers.”School Library Journal

"Step aside, Captain Underpants! … Fresh, funny, and packed with full-color illustrations, this new transitional series will be an instant hit with readers looking for silly fun and a touch of mystery.” Booklist

"Absurdly compelling … Kids who want something short and funny but are not quite ready for Pilkey’s Captain Underpants or Super Diaper Baby series will find this just their speed.”Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

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