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Children's Fiction Humorous Stories

Super Sketchy (The Almost Epic Squad)

by (author) Lesley Livingston

illustrated by Britt Wilson

Scholastic Canada Ltd
Initial publish date
Jun 2019
Humorous Stories, General, Superheroes
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Jun 2019
    List Price

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7



In this hilarious, new series, four ordinary kids are about to learn that they are on deck. . . to save the world!


If you could have any superpower, what would you choose? What about being able to turn yourself into what you draw? But what if drawing is not exactly what you're best at?

Daisy Kildare is starting over at a new school. Sometimes she wishes she could be anywhere else. But when she uses a certain pencil, Daisy finds she becomes whatever she draws. She just needs to harness that power. If only her drawing skills were a little more accurate . . .

Meanwhile, it turns out there are forces both good and evil who have had their eyes on Daisy and three other “special” kids since their exposure at birth to a mysterious element called reidium. When Daisy finds herself drawn into an epic battle on land, sea and sky, she must use all her wits and artistic “talents” to fight the evil mastermind The Boss and her conniving minion, Dr. Bafflegab.

Readers will be riveted to this high-adventure, howlingly funny story that never misses a beat. The other books in this multi-author series are written by Kevin Sylvester (Mucus Mayhem), Ted Staunton (What Blows Up), and Richard Scrimger (Irresistible – available Fall 2019).


About the authors


Lesley Livingston est une auteure lauréate de romans pour ados, dont la trilogie Wondrous Strange et la série Valiant. Elle a également coécrit, avec Jonathan Llyr, la série pour jeunes The Wiggins Weird. Avant de devenir auteure, Lesley a été actrice principale dans une troupe de théâtre shakespearien. Son superpouvoir consiste à manipuler les flux temporels sans le vouloir de façon à arriver systématiquement treize minutes APRÈS l’heure prévue, peu importe la destination.


Lesley Livingstonis an award-winning author of teen fiction, including the Wondrous Strange trilogy, which won the 2010 CLA Young Adult Book of the Year Award, and was named one of the "100 young adult books that make you proud to be Canadian" by CBC Books. Her newest series, Valiant, is being developed for television.


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Britt Wilson est illustratrice, bédéiste et préposée au lettrage. Elle a été mise en nomination pour le prix Eisner et le prix Harvey. Elle a publié deux bandes dessinées pour lesquelles elle signe le texte et les illustrations : Cat Dad, King of the Goblins et Britt Wilson's Greatest Book on Earth. Britt habite à Toronto.


BRITT WILSON is an Eisner and Harvey Award-nominated letterer, cartoonist and illustrator. She works on various comics and series (including the six-issue mini-series Fionna and Cake, and Becky and Frank’s Capture Creatures) and has also released two of her own graphic novels, Cat Dad, King of the Goblins, and Britt Wilson’s Greatest Book on Earth. She lives in Toronto, Ontario. Visit her online at

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