Horace Splattly by Lawrence David
The Cupcaked Crusader: The Cupcake Crusader

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A superhero the size of a bag of puppy chow? Yes, it's ten-year-old Horace Splattly, victim of his brilliant sister's experiments, empowered by her chemically altered cupcakes to fly through their hometown of Blootinville, breathing fire and righting wrongs.

With ideas as large as he is short, Horace Splattly is determined to vanquish evil, if he can find any. An overgrown, man-eating class pet proves a worthy opponent for the boy in purple in this first installment of an exciting and seriously silly chapter-book series, sure to appeal to the post-Captain Underpants crowd.

Illustrated by Barry Gott
 

About Lawrence David

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Lawrence David divides his time between writing and working at an advertising agency. He has written two adult novels and several picture books, including "Beetle Boy." Barry Gott has been drawing ever since he ate his first crayon as a child. He left his job at American Greetings to illustrate children's books full-time. He lives and works in Ohio.
 
Published January 19, 2004 by Dutton Juvenile. 160 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Watch out, Captain Underpants, there's a new superhero on the scene.

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