The Critics are Crazy about Captain Underpants!
"Combines empowerment and empathy with age-appropriate humor and action"
"Celebrates the triumph of the good-hearted."
- The Educational Book and Media Association
"(One of the) 5 Books That All Children Should Read"
- Healthy Family Matters
"They'll (parents) appreciate children laughing as they dive in and page through this old-fashioned thing called a book."
- The New York Times
"For every downtrodden fun-seeking kid who never wanted to read a book."
- School Library Journal
About the Author
"Considered one of the most popular contemporary authors for readers in elementary school, (Dav Pilkey) is also regarded as a talented artist and inventive humorist as well as a subtle moralist. ...He underscores his works--even at their most outrageous--with a philosophy that emphasizes friendship, tolerance, and generosity and celebrates the triumph of the good-hearted." -The Educational Book & Media Association
Dav Pilkey is the Caldecott Honor Award-winning creator of more than 40 books for children.