The Superheroes Employment Agency

by Marilyn Singer and Noah Z. Jones

You may already know of Superman, Spiderman, and the Hulk, but you certainly don't know the heroes in this collection of humorous poems about a group of oddball B-list superheroes looking for work, from Marilyn Singer, author of Tallulah's Tutu and Mirror, Mirror.

  • Format: Hardcover
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780547435596
  • ISBN-10: 0547435592
  • Pages: 40
  • Publication Date: 07/24/2012
  • Carton Quantity: 50

About the book
From Blunder Woman and Muffy the Vampire Sprayer to Stuporman and The Bulk, meet the members of the Superheroes Employment Agency—lovable misfits with oddball powers who make up for their lack of fame with an eagerness to please and a can-do attitude. These humorous, kid-friendly poems are sure to entertain while introducing readers to poetry in a fun, lighthearted, and accessible way. Told in Marilyn Singer’s witty verse and Noah Z. Jones’s hilarious illustrations, their story will make you laugh and cheer on these champions in their quests for heroic jobs.
About the author
Marilyn Singer

Marilyn Singer is the author of more than one hundred books for children, including the Tallulah books. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, and Washington, Connecticut. Visit her online at

Noah Z. Jones

Noah Z. Jones has illustrated several picture books and early readers. He lives in Los Angeles, California, and created the animated series Fish Hooks, Almost Naked Animals, and Pickle and Peanut for The Disney Channel and The Cartoon Network.


"From Blunder Woman to Stuporman, this gallery of underemployed B-list superheroes is up for any task."--Kirkus

"There is definite kid appeal with the superhero themes."--School Library Journal

"Jones' exaggerated cartoon interpretations of these bumblers keeps things super-duper silly."--Booklist