A Cape!

When a boy finds a cape (!!!) he knows it must mean he has a superpower, everyone with a cape has one. But dad is far too distracted to play, until the boy discovers he does have a superpower--a super powerful imagination!--far too powerful for dad to resist. This is a silly celebration of childhood, imagination, and the power of play.

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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 1
Dewey E
Lexile AD440L
ATOS Reading Level
Guided Reading Level K
Language English
Publisher Sleeping Bear Press
Available Formats Hardcover (9781534111110), PDF (9781534179035), Hosted ebook (9781534179189)
Copyright 2021
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 9 x 11
Graphics Full-color illustrations

Midwest Book Reviews - A Cape!

“… an exuberant celebration of childhood, imagination, and the power of play — making it an especially and unreservedly recommended addition to family, elementary school, and community library picture book collections for children ages 5-8.”

Kirkus Reviews - A Cape!

“A young boy searches for his superpower and finds just what he wanted all along… Kelley’s masterful use of color in the sparse illustrations makes the messaging plain for both young and old: Use your imagination, and interact with people, not devices… Here’s to many kids (and parents) finding their own superpowers. (Picture book. 3-8)”

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Author, Illustrator: Marty Kelley

Marty Kelley is an author and illustrator of children’s books but has, in the past, been a second grade teacher, a baker, a cartoonist, a newspaper art director, and (among other things) a drummer in a heavy metal band. He lives in New Hampshire with his wife and children.

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Full-color illustrations