The Ultimate Guide to Being a Superhero

A Kid's Manual for Saving the World, Looking Good in Spandex, and Getting Home in Time for Dinner

by Beery, Barbara


When choosing a sidekick, be sure to coordinate colors.
To get a supervillain monologuing, simply mention that he or she "won't get away with it."
NEVER wear a cape (except to formal events).

With these and other clever insights, The Ultimate Guide to Being a Superhero is more than just a cookbook! This gentle poke at the superhero genre is packed with recipes, maneuvers, and gadgets for every aspiring superhero. National cooking expert Barbara Beery, author of the bestselling The Pink Princess Cookbook, brings her signature flair in this action-packed, fully illustrated manual, sure to delight every superchild and every parent looking for great party ideas. Recipes and crafts include:

Kryptonite Cupcakes
Dinner in Disguise
Dynamite Candy Bites
DIY Utility Belts
Super Suit Stitches
and much more!

Plus must-have tips for every aspiring hero, including:

How to interview a potential sidekick (“How do you feel about being used as bait?”)
Where not to house your secret hideout
Common wardrobe malfunctions to avoid
Catchy comeback phrases, and more!
Rights Information

Worldwide rights available

Marketing Information

Aligns with the popular comic book movies releasing throughout the year
Barbara Beery is a well-known children’s cookbook author having twelve cookbooks published which have sold more than 500,000 copies in the U.S. and Canada
Author is founder of one of the country’s longest-running children’s culinary centers, Foodie Kids in Austin, Texas
Recipes are easy to create with few ingredients, all found in grocery stores
Additionally, several recipes are naturally gluten free and vegan with options for dairy-free alternatives as well
Recipes include treats, beverages, and crafts for any superhero themed party

Author Biography

Barbara Beery, the bestselling author of The Pink Princess Cookbook, has been a spokesperson for such national companies as Sun Maid Raisin, Uncle Ben’s, Borden’s, Kellogg’s Rice Krispies, and Step 2. Barbara has been a contributing writer to Family Fun, the country’s leading family magazine. She has appeared twice on the Today Show and the CBN with Pat Robertson. Beery’s business has been featured in the New York Times and Entrepreneur Magazine, as well as dozens of other local and national publications. She has worked closely with Get Moving, Cookies for Kids Cancer, Rachael Ray’s Yum-o Organization, and No Kids Hungry. She is the author of twelve books, having sold more than 500,000 copies. She resides in Austin, Texas. -

Bibliographic Information
  • Pub date: May 2016
  • English
  • 9781942934455
  • United States
  • Hardback
  • Primary Price: 19.95 USD
  • Pages: 120
  • Familius
  • Readership: Children
  • Publish State: Unpublished
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Dimensions: 9.5 X 7.75 inches