Please Don't Tell My Parents
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(4.5 based on 64 ratings)
  • 0
    I Did NOT Give That Spider Superhuman Intelligence!: Please Don't Tell My Parents Series, Book 0 | Richard Roberts

    I Did NOT Give That Spider Superhuman Intelligence!: Please Don't Tell My Parents Series, Book 0

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Richard Roberts
    • Narrated By Emily Woo Zeller
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Being a superhero should be fun. After all, a world of super powers is a world where Amazonian juggernauts made of candy battle guys in spandex that drive talking cars. Irene loves that weirdness, loves the game of fighting, and loves being a four-foot-tall woman who still gets to drop big heavy objects on villains' heads. In 1980, that fun is in danger. A mad scientist who murders people for his research has everyone afraid. Two of the friendliest super-powered rivals around stop playing and go for the kill.

    a great prequel.

    another excellent story with a great storyteller. this story also explains a few things since its a prequel.

    Reviewed on 17 March 2017 by Ho-Man Yau ()
  • 1
    Please Don't Tell My Parents I'm a Supervillain: Please Don't Tell My Parents Series #1 | Richard Roberts

    Please Don't Tell My Parents I'm a Supervillain: Please Don't Tell My Parents Series #1

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By Richard Roberts
    • Narrated By Emily Woo Zeller
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (21)
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    Penelope Akk wants to be a superhero. She's got superhero parents. She's got the ultimate mad science power, filling her life with crazy gadgets that even she doesn't understand. She has two superpowered best friends. In middle school the line between good and evil looks clear. In real life nothing is that clear. All it takes is one hero's sidekick picking a fight, and Penny and her friends are labeled supervillains. In the process Penny learns a hard lesson about villainy: She's good at it.

    Great story and well read

    I thought this book would be for my children, playing it mostly in the car on the school runs.
    However, I found myself enjoying the story and li..Show More »

    Reviewed on 27 June 2017 by R. ODELL (Cambridgeshire, UK)
  • 2
    Please Don't Tell My Parents I Blew Up the Moon: Please Don't Tell My Parents, Book 2 | Richard Roberts

    Please Don't Tell My Parents I Blew Up the Moon: Please Don't Tell My Parents, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Richard Roberts
    • Narrated By Emily Woo Zeller
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (16)
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    Supervillains do not merely play hooky. True, coming back to school after a month spent fighting - and defeating - adult superheroes is a bit of a comedown for the Inscrutable Machine. When offered the chance to skip school in the most dramatic way possible, Penelope Akk can't resist. With the help of a giant spider and mysterious red goo, she builds a spaceship and flies to Jupiter. Penny and her friends find all this and more on Jupiter's moons, but what they don't find are any heroes to save the day.

    Best book in the series

    For me, this was the best book in the book series.

    However, see why this may not be for other readers as it detaches from the normal books an..Show More »

    Reviewed on 02 October 2017 by R. ODELL (Cambridgeshire, UK)
  • 3
    Please Don't Tell My Parents I've Got Henchmen: Please Don't Tell My Parents Series, Book 3 | Richard Roberts

    Please Don't Tell My Parents I've Got Henchmen: Please Don't Tell My Parents Series, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By Richard Roberts
    • Narrated By Emily Woo Zeller
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (18)
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    (17)
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    What would middle school be like if half your classmates had super powers? It's time for Penny Akk to find out. Her latest (failed) attempt to become a superhero has inspired the rest of the kids in her school to reveal their own powers. Now, all of her relationships are changing. She has a not-at-all-secret admirer, who wants to be Penny's partner almost as much as she wants to be Penny's rival. The meanest girl in school has gained super powers and lost her mind. Can Penny help her find a better one?

    Once again an AWESOME STORY

    This story continues with Penelope's school and class mates, those that have super powers, those that want to be the strongest.
    It's a great cont..Show More »

    Reviewed on 15 September 2017 by R. ODELL (Cambridgeshire, UK)
  • 4

    Please Don't Tell My Parents I Have a Nemesis: Please Don't Tell My Parents Series, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Richard Roberts
    • Narrated By Emily Woo Zeller
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    It's summertime for supervillains! Or maybe not, because for Penelope Akk, there is still one foe she has yet to defeat: her own reputation as Bad Penny. It's been a fun ride: fighting adult heroes, going to space, and inspiring the rest of her school to open up about their own powers. Sooner or later, that ride has to end, and with school out of the way Penny is hatching a mad scheme to end it on her own terms. Will that go smoothly? Of course not. Penny's left too many unsolved problems behind her already, like ghosts, crazy friends, and angry little girls from Jupiter.

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