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Fully charged and ready for action.

Author Jo Cotterill and Illustrator Cathy Brett

Suitable for:  9+

Price:  £6.99

ISBN: 978-0-19-274355-8
Publication date: 04/02/2016
Paperback: 208 pages
Dimensions: 198x129mm

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I used to be plain old ordinary Holly . . . but now I've become EXTRAordinary Holly!
Being struck by lightning and getting an amazing superpower wasn't how Holly thought that her day would go. But now it's happened, she might as well make the most of it . . . if only she could work out how to stop blowing everything up!

This page was last updated on 18 April 2021 at 19:30 GMT


  • 'an innovative approach to the superhero story ... exciting and told with a touch of humour' - Anne Thompson, TheBookBag
  • 'A great fun read for anyone age 9+' - Midweek Mercury
  • 'Brett's drawings are distinctive, original and should draw in any eight-year-old; Cotterill's language is straightforward without appearing patronising.' - Alex O'Connell, The Times Saturday Review
  • ' exciting sci-fi adventure narrative' - The BookTrust
  • 'A delight from start to finish for younger readers' - Cotswold Preview
  • 'Original, clever, and smartly written...' - Teach Primary
  • '... this book is perfect for reluctant readers, because the scenes that build tension, and the scenes of superhero action are all depicted by Cathy Brett as graphic comic strips... The next in the series is out on 1 August this year and I'm feeling tingly already.' - MinervaReads
  • 'The tale is told with panache and a cracking pace. It fizzes with excitement' - The School Librarian
  • Part book, part comic, this book is fast, furious fun -
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