Penguin Random House has announced a new book as part of their Stories Change the World series featuring Batman called I am Batman. The new title is written by Brad Meltzer and illustrated by Christopher Eliopoulos. The hardcover book introduces young readers to Batman as he appears in movies, television, and cartoons. It is priced at $16.99 and is expected to release on September 27, 2022. You can preorder the book by heading over to Amazon.
I am Batman (Stories Change the World Series book) by Brad Meltzer
This fictional biography of Batman launches the exciting start of the Stories Change the World series from Brad Meltzer and Chris Eliopoulos, the team behind the New York Times bestselling Ordinary People Change the World books.
This picture book is the perfect way to introduce young readers to Bruce Wayne and his rise to becoming Batman. After losing his parents at a young age, Bruce Wayne dedicates his life to cleaning up the streets of Gotham. Even without traditional superpowers, his perseverance and commitment to justice carry him through battles against villains.
The Stories Change the World series retells beloved, iconic fictional tales of heroism, providing a lively and fun first version of the myth and why it’s inspirational and serving as a fantastic stepping stone to get young readers interested in nonfiction biographies.
Included in each book are:
• A timeline of key moments in the story’s history
• Images of important film, TV, and cartoon versions of the story
• Comic-book-style illustrations that are in the superhero’s life story
• Childhood moments that influenced the hero
• Facts that make great conversation-starters
• A character trait that makes the character heroic and that readers can aspire to
You’ll want to collect each book in this dynamic series!