Marvel Comics’ friendly neighborhood superhero becomes a pet sitter in Spider-Man: Animals Assemble, an original graphic novel for early readers by award-winning author-illustrator Mike Maihack.
When the Avengers are assembled to contain a super threat in New York City, Spider-Man is given the most important job of all: to make sure all the Avengers’ super pets are safe! Spidey wants in on the bad guy fighting action, but with great power comes great pet sitting.
Featuring fan favorite Avengers like Captain America, Captain Marvel, and Black Panther, this fun and funny original graphic novel sees the mighty web-slinger teaming up with the most unlikely of heroes to save the day!
About the Author
Mike Maihack is a cartoonist best known for his Cleopatra in Space graphic novels published by Scholastic’s Graphix. The six-book series has earned a Florida Book Award, a YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers selection, a starred review from School Library Journal and later produced as a children’s animated series by DreamWorks Television. Mike lives in Land o’ Lakes, Florida, with his wife, two boys, and two cats. More of his work can be found online.
Obviously written for the youngest readers, but with a sense of humor and awesome art that any Marvel fan should appreciate, Animals Assemble! is a super-fun book.
—School Library Journal
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