We had David Solomons – author of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize-winning My Brother is a Superhero and its newly-released sequel, My Gym Teacher is an Alien Overlord – in the office last week, and decided to ask him a few questions – about his new book, his literary inspirations, his favourite superheroes (and favourite superpowers…), the all-important Batman or Superman question, and more. And you can see his answers below!
What’s your new book about?
What makes a great superhero story?
Who’s your literary hero?
What superpower would you choose?
What’s your kryptonite?
Did you read comics as a child?
Superman or Batman?
What’s been the best thing about being published?
What’s the most underrated superpower?
If you haven’t yet discovered My Gym Teacher is an Alien Overlord, here’s a look inside the book: