Author and Illustrator: Brian Pinkney
Genre: Picture Book
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Publication Year: 1997
Henry is a paperboy, and before he goes on his daily route, he reads the comics, specifically the adventures of the superhero Falconman. And one day, Henry has a curious encounter with a sparrow and becomes Sparrowboy, protector of the kids and critters of Thurber Street! The Adventures of Sparrowboy is a fun book with a fun hero as its central character, and fans of the superhero genre will find delight in Pinkney's story. This is an easy pick!
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