“Batman created by Bob Kane with Bill Finger.”
By myself, I would probably give this a 4, but my distracted toddler son stopped what he was doing to listen and has since asked for me to re-read it twice. The illustrations are laid out in comic book style, which is fun, but the illustrations themselves are nothing special, and my snobbishness slightly hates the Comic Sans-esque type throughout. Bottom line, it’s a bedtime book that super hero and Batman lovers will adore but may just be ok for the rest of us.
This book turns the bedtime routine into a superhero adventure. I don’t know about you, but our bedtime rarely feels that way. Hopefully this book would help the mundane tasks be fun for the little ones and not as drab for the parent. It might even encourage a little hustling instead of dragging feet that we usually see.
He is the author of more than 100 books for children and young adults. He has written The Everything Kid’s Joke Book and Gotcha Covered! to nonfiction books that get kids excited about reading. He loves to write mysteries His five-book Finnegan Zwake mystery series published by Simon & Schuster won rave reviews. He also wrote a creepy series called The Library of Doom and another called Dragonblood.