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How to Be a Hero

About the Book

How to Be a Hero

Written by Florence Parry Heide and illustrated by Chuck Groenink

Once upon a time, there was a nice boy and his name was Gideon. He lived in a nice house, and he had nice parents and lots of toys. But Gideon wasn't satisfied. He wanted to be a hero. You know, a hero, with his name on the front page of the newspaper. That sort of thing. So how does anyone get to be a hero, anyway? Heroes have to be strong. Heroes have to be brave. Heroes have to be clever. Don't they? With wry humor, Florence Parry Heide and Chuck Groenink explore how we choose our idols in a witty story that leaves it to readers to decide the real nature of heroism.

How to Be a Hero
Written by Florence Parry Heide and illustrated by Chuck Groenink

  • Publication Date: October 4, 2016
  • Genres: Children's 4-7, Picture
  • Hardcover: 40 pages
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books
  • ISBN-10: 1452127107
  • ISBN-13: 9781452127101