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Press Start! Super Rabbit Boy Powers Up!

Authored by Thomas Flintham
Illustrated by Thomas Flintham
Published by Nosy Crow Ltd

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Press Start! Super Rabbit Boy Powers Up!: Press Start! is the second adventure in the Super Rabbit Boy series. Readers follow Sunny’s adventures as he plays his favourite video game: Super Rabbit Boy! The book starts with Sunny and his family and then moves to the game world where we meet Super Rabbit Boy. We see Super Rabbit Boy trying to beat King Viking to the Super Power Up and stop him from getting its magical powers.

This text will appeal to children who engage with online platforms such as Minecraft. Thomas Flintham has used fonts and illustrations that are recognisable from the gaming world. The difference between the fonts and images used in family and gaming scenes add to the coherence of the text. This will help younger readers to recognise how these two worlds align. The inclusion of gaming language (Power Up!) make this an excellent gateway text for reluctant readers in Y2 and Lower KS2 who love gaming!