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I Want to be a Superhero

Beautifully told and illustrated story of Breanna, who wants to be a superhero. She asks family and friends if she can become a superhero by wishing upon a shooting star. She tries but it doesn’t work. Breanna is finally happy with the idea of working hard and becoming a superhero doctor, lawyer, engineer or vet. But she still wants to fly!

Released 1 November 2020


Praise for I Want to be a Superhero

"A beautiful children’s book that explores the concept of heroism in the everyday."
Jess Gately, Underground Writers

"I Want to Be a Superhero has been written to encourage young children to dream big and achieve their goals. They can be anything if they put their mind to it."
Sue Mauger, GLAM Adelaide

"This book will appeal to kids who love superheroes and are trying to find the place of heroes in the world."
Cassie Lynch, Books+Publishing

"…there is a beautiful innocence and simplicity to the story and it has a fantastic realism to it. Kwaymullina's colourful illustrations are fantastic as always…"
Nicole Nelson, ReadPlus

Breanna Humes
Breanna Humes was born in Canberra and grew up in Bunbury and Toowoomba. She is from the Noongar, Gunditjmara, Wiraderjiri and Jawoyn peoples. Breanna completed Y12 at Toowoomba State High School as the Indigenous Co-Captain of the school. She spent...

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Ambelin Kwaymullina
Ambelin Kwaymullina belongs to the Palyku people of the eastern Pilbara region of Western Australia. She is a writer, illustrator and law academic who works across a range of genres including YA, science fiction, verse and non-fiction. 


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