The Captain Underpants Extra-Crunchy Book O' Fun (Captain Underpants) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
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Laugh out loud with Captain Underpants, the #1 New York Times bestselling series from Dav Pilkey, the creator of Dog Man!

They defeated Dr. Diaper! They trampled the terrible Talking Toilets! They crushed the crazy Cafeteria Ladies from outer space! And they prevented preposterous Professor Poopypants from pulverizing the planet! Now George and Harold are back for more fun and games with their wedgie-powered superhero, Captain Underpants!Join George and Harold as they play hilarious pranks on clueless Mr. Krupp and get caught in some very puzzle-ing situations. And they'll show you how to make your very own comic books -- complete with that world-famous cheesy animation technique, Flip-O-Rama!

About the Author


DAV PILKEY is the creator of many acclaimed children's books, including Dogzilla, Kat Kong, god bless the gargoyles, and the bestselling Captain Underpants series. His book The Paperboy received a Caldecott Honor. He lives in the Pacific Northwest. www.pilkey.com

When Dav Pilkey was a kid, he was diagnosed with ADHD and dyslexia. Dav was so disruptive in class that his teachers made him sit out in the hallway every day. Luckily, Dav loved to draw and make up stories. He spent his time in the hallway creating his own original comic books -- the very first adventures of Dog Man and Captain Underpants.

In college, Dav met a teacher who encouraged him to illustrate and write. He won a national competition in 1986 and the prize was the publication of his first book, World War Won. He made many other books before being awarded the 1998 California Young Reader Medal for Dog Breath, which was published in 1994, and in 1997 he won the Caldecott Honor for The Paperboy.

The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby, published in 2002, was the first complete graphic novel spin-off from the Captain Underpants series and appeared at #6 on the USA Today bestseller list for all books, both adult and children's, and was also a New York Times bestseller. It was followed by The Adventures of Ook and Gluk: Kung Fu Cavemen from the Future and Super Diaper Baby 2: The Invasion of the Potty Snatchers, both USA Today bestsellers. The unconventional style of these graphic novels is intended to encourage uninhibited creativity in kids.

His stories are semi-autobiographical and explore universal themes that celebrate friendship, tolerance, and the triumph of the good-hearted. Dav loves to kayak in the Pacific Northwest with his wife.

Praise For…


The critics are CRAZY about UNDERPANTS!"Irresistible." -- Entertainment Weekly"Call Pilkey... the savior of the 'reluctant reader.'" -- USA Today"So appealing that youngsters won't notice that their vocabulary is stretching." --School Library Journal"Pilkey's sharp humor shines, and is as much fun for parents as their young readers."-- Parents' Choice Foundation"Combines empowerment and empathy with age-appropriate humor and action." --Booklist"Celebrates the triumph of the good-hearted." -- The Educational Book and MediaAssociation

The critics are CRAZY about UNDERPANTS!"Irresistible." -- Entertainment Weekly"Call Pilkey... the savior of the 'reluctant reader.'" -- USA Today"So appealing that youngsters won't notice that their vocabulary is stretching." --School Library Journal"Pilkey's sharp humor shines, and is as much fun for parents as their young readers."-- Parents' Choice Foundation"Combines empowerment and empathy with age-appropriate humor and action." --Booklist"Celebrates the triumph of the good-hearted." -- The Educational Book and MediaAssociation
Product Details
ISBN: 9780439267618
ISBN-10: 0439267617
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Publication Date: March 1st, 2001
Pages: 96
Language: English
Series: Captain Underpants