The Super Sports Society Vol. 1

Two best friends. One spot on the baseball team. And a giant, looming, SMELLY turd tank. What could possibly go wrong? This is the first illustrated chapter book in a laugh-out-loud funny series told in dual point-of-view that's about friendship, teamwork, and the occasional fart joke. PFFFT. Fans of The Last Kids on Earth, Big Nate, and The Secret Zoo will love The Super Sports Society.

Eleven-year-old Tommy has dreamed of being on the Bulldogs sports team forever. The Bulldogs eat, breathe, and fart sports. They’re part of the elusive Super Sports Society in his hometown, and Tommy knows that if he makes the team, he’ll be set up for life.
Meanwhile, Pel would rather be at home gaming in the air conditioning, but his mom decided that he has to “be a role model” to his little siblings (ugh!), and now he’s trying out for the Bulldogs too. At least that means the two BFFs won’t be in competition for the spot . . . right? (Wrong.)
Join Pel; Tommy; the owner of a pickle store, Pete; a supercool girl named Clutch; a coach who wears sunglasses inside; and the rest of the Bulldogs sports team in this epically awesome illustrated book that’s packed with tons of laugh-out-loud moments.
But be warned—this book is based on a true story. Do NOT eat this many sunflower seeds at home . . . trust us.

"The dialogue between characters will make the reader feel like they are in the huddle alongside Tommy and Pel!" – Matt Eicheldinger, bestselling author of Matt Sprouts and the Curse of the Ten Broken Toes 

About the Author

Bryan Chick lives in Clarkston, Michigan, where he haplessly roots for the Detroit Lions. When he's not writing, he jumps town to be with like-minded peers at elementary schools around the nation. A bunch of things in The Super Sports Society really happened, which goes to show the strange life he's had. A Turd Tank, really? Yes. Bryan's Secret Zoo book series has sold almost a million copies. He has two new series being released in 2024: The Super Sports Society (Andrews McMeel Publishing) and Wayfinders (Blackstone Publishing). 

Brett Radlicki is an illustrator who lives with his wife in southeast Michigan. Together they have raised two amazing humans and an occasionally obedient dog. When Brett is not tripping over his shoelaces during a baseball game, you can find him with a sketchbook creating pictures and comics. Some of these doodles find their way into books, magazines, and garbage cans around the world. The Super Sports Society is dear to Brett because of his love for sports, drawing, and portable toilets. 

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