The Worst Villain Ever

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Pub Date 18 Oct 2022 | Archive Date 30 Sep 2022

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Description

A good villain is the worst.

When eleven-year-old George Pruwell is finally admitted to the Academy of Villainy and Wrongdoing, he has big plans of making his family proud, especially his older brother Alex. Unfortunately, unlike his brother, George is anything but villainous. To secure a slot in the school's best class roster and prove himself worthy of his family's wonderfully wicked name, he takes on a nearly impossible assignment: defeat Captain Perfectus, the world's greatest superhero.

Now, George has to figure out how one too-nice-villain-in-training can defeat the most impressive superhero of all time. Alex offers his help, but George isn’t so sure he wants to use his big brother's methods. And when Captain Perfectus turns out to have some seriously big problems of his own, George must choose whether to follow his instincts and help the superhero or crush him and become the most villainous Pruwell ever.


A good villain is the worst.

When eleven-year-old George Pruwell is finally admitted to the Academy of Villainy and Wrongdoing, he has big plans of making his family proud, especially his older...


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• Fun, fast, and funny
• Celebrates kindness
• Stepping stone between chapter books and longer MG novels
• Silly footnotes sprinkled throughout *
*(Note: In paperback, footnotes are at the bottom of the relevant page.
In the ebook, footnotes are grouped at the end of each chapter, as well as hyperlinked.)

**Please note that NetGalley recently began locking approval for requests five days out from the archive date. The archive date for this title is September 30th, so no new requests can be approved...


Advance Praise

“A lighthearted and entertaining play on the title’s double meaning.” –Kirkus Reviews, on The Worst Villain Ever

"Humorous and heartfelt, The Worst Villain Ever is a novel in which a boy learns a compelling lesson about accepting himself as he is." - Foreword Reviews

Praise for other books by Amy Bearce:

"The story moves at a fast clip, with numerous subplots expertly knit together... Shortcuts is a memorable speculative novel that begs for a sequel." --Aimee Jodoin, Foreword Reviews, Starred Review for Shortcuts

“A charming fictional travel companion and inspiring message for burgeoning artists that sharing art takes courage.”--School Library Journal, for Rome Reframed

"A great read for military children, kids of divorce, or any middle grade reader who needs encouragement and a reminder that they are capable of more than they realize." -- School Library Journal, for Paris on Repeat


“A lighthearted and entertaining play on the title’s double meaning.” –Kirkus Reviews, on The Worst Villain Ever

"Humorous and heartfelt, The Worst Villain Ever is a novel in which a boy learns a...


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ISBN 9781952667787
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