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Post by Mee_maw » 17 Aug 2018, 11:11

What if Toni had superhero friends?

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Post by AngharadB » 20 Aug 2018, 14:38

Do you think that would change the narrative markedly? I guess it depends if they were sidekicks or not.

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Post by palmerNgozi » 22 Aug 2018, 13:11

it totally would have been fun if Toni had like a sidekick or a superhero friend. But it would have changed the story I think.
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Post by VJohnson0615 » 22 Aug 2018, 20:49

I think Toni having superhero friends could be really cute for future books. Maybe it could touch on sharing! I’m looking forward to seeing where the series goes.

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Post by Wahu_m » 24 Aug 2018, 00:43

AngharadB wrote:
20 Aug 2018, 14:38
Do you think that would change the narrative markedly? I guess it depends if they were sidekicks or not.
It would have been nice if Toni had a sidekick, maybe one who liked video game.
The author has Toni playing outside so much it looks like they are pushing an agenda. Having a sidekick who likes indoor activities better will give children an alternative hero to identify with.

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Post by Cotwani » 24 Aug 2018, 01:19

Maybe if Toni had superhero friends, we would witness more superhero stunts, which are noticeably absent in the book, thus making the title not tie up with the narrative.
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Post by AngharadB » 25 Aug 2018, 15:48

Wahu_m wrote:
24 Aug 2018, 00:43
AngharadB wrote:
20 Aug 2018, 14:38
Do you think that would change the narrative markedly? I guess it depends if they were sidekicks or not.
It would have been nice if Toni had a sidekick, maybe one who liked video game.
The author has Toni playing outside so much it looks like they are pushing an agenda. Having a sidekick who likes indoor activities better will give children an alternative hero to identify with.
I love the idea of a sidekick with different interests.

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Post by Calypso Terrier » 25 Aug 2018, 17:09

If Toni had superhero friends or a sidekick, the story would change a lot. This book is mainly focused on the daily and normal life Toni has, not battling villains.

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Post by ValBookReviews » 26 Aug 2018, 07:37

Good question! I think having a diversified group of superhero friends would add nicely to the storyline.
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Post by PeaceLoveNature44 » 26 Aug 2018, 20:33

VJohnson0615 wrote:
22 Aug 2018, 20:49
I think Toni having superhero friends could be really cute for future books. Maybe it could touch on sharing! I’m looking forward to seeing where the series goes.
Yes, future book for that would be nice. Great ideas. :)
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Post by Allyseria » 27 Aug 2018, 19:55

That would be really cute! I hope the author will write in superhero friends in future books. Maybe the superhero friends could have a different personality to Toni though so that it creates more characters that different children can look up to :D

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Post by Sdejardine » 28 Aug 2018, 15:16

I think the story stood out fine without having superhero friends. However, if the author was interested in expanding into another line of books with Toni, this would be an interesting way to turn.

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Post by Yasini » 29 Aug 2018, 01:46

The story would be more fun and interesting when Toni having superhero friends for the intention of challenge. as you know you can not be a hero without over come challenges from others. but all in all is interesting for kids should act as Toni the superhero

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Post by LV2R » 29 Aug 2018, 03:13

I think if Toni had some superhero friends that it would expand the idea of what being a superhero is all about. It could highlight how we are all different and can do different things to help.

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Post by bruin » 29 Aug 2018, 16:53

If Tony had superhero friends, that would change the story. That would make it interesting to see what kind of relationship they would have, and what they would get into together.

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