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Dav Pilkey

Dav Pilkey's Super Amazing Author Adventures

Cristy Bertini | Posted 07.28.2016 | Home
Cristy Bertini

The allure of the Captain Underpants series is lost on some adults. Rife with flatulence jokes, characters with puerile names like Professor Pippy P. Poopypants and starring an unlikely superhero in tighty-whities, the series topped the American Library Association's list of Most Frequently Challenged Books in both 2012 and 2013.

Reading Captain Underpants

Lori Day | Posted 05.12.2014 | Parents
Lori Day

I'm all for helping kids find their passions in books. It's about what gets your child to not hear you when you announce that dinner is ready. It's not about title dropping.

The Book We Need To Stop Reading To Little Boys

Lynn Messina | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Lynn Messina

None of this misogyny rings true for a contemporary fourth-grade boy. Fourth-grade boys in 2013 know better. First-grade boys do. My own son knows that girls can do anything boys can do. It's not even a question.

The Book Ban Club Still Lives

Robert Miraldi | Posted 11.25.2013 | Home
Robert Miraldi

A possible threat to national security is perhaps more understandable, but getting a prior restraint on a book for national security is near impossible; getting a book banned because people cuss or if the content is "ungodly" (look out Harry Potter books!) is a lot easier.

'Captain Underpants' Expands With 'The Adventures of Ook and Gluk'

Los Angeles Times | Susan Carpenter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

His new graphic novel, "The Adventures of Ook and Gluk: Kung-Fu Cavemen From the Future," published Aug. 10, continues the ritual Pilkey started with ...