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Batman's Dark Secret

By Kelley Puckett, Illustrated by Jon J Muth
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Categories: Picture Book
Ebook  
ISBN: 9780545867559 Pages: 32 Ages: 5-7 Dimensions: 8.38" x 11.33"
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About this book

Batman's Dark Secret is an inspiring story of how a young child overcame his fear of the dark and became a crime-fighting superhero.

One day, a lonely orphan named Bruce Wayne finds himself in a dangerous situation. He defends himself against a monster bat--and he wins. From that time on, he is determined to fight evil. He becomes ... Batman!

In advance of the new Batman movie coming out in March 2016 comes a beautifully illustrated hardcover version of Batman's Dark Secret! The cover features a new illustration by Caldecott Honor winner Jon J Muth!

Reviews

Praise for Batman's Dark Secret:
"A stunningly illustrated picture book.… [Muth's] beautiful and ephemeral watercolors perfectly illustrate the Dark Knight's origins." -- School Library Journal

Praise for Hi, Koo!:
* "It's a joyous addendum to the Stillwater books, and it overflows with the same
characteristic tenderness." --Publishers Weekly, starred review
* "Yields huge effect; in a word, magical." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review
"Even readers who are not typically interested in poetry will be captivated by Muth's
artistry in both words and images." --School Library Journal

Praise for Zen Shorts:
A Caldecott Honor Book
"Appealing enough for a group read-aloud, but also begging to be shared and
discussed by caregiver and child, Zen Shorts is a notable achievement." -
-School Library Journal

Praise for Zen Ghosts:
* "This tale should captivate thoughtful readers, as Muth's watercolors convey a world of infinite possibility and gentle enchantment." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review

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