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Captain Underpants and the Wrath of the Wicked Wedgie Woman

Color Edition (Captain Underpants #5) (Color Edition)

Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)

Hardcover

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Description

George and Harold accidentally create a monster in the fifth book in this #1 New York Times bestselling series by Dav Pilkey, the author and illustrator of Dog Man!

George and Harold are always good at using their imaginations, and that drives their mean homeroom teacher, Ms. Ribble, crazy! But this time, they've come up with much more than a silly prank... With her horrendous hairdo and two rabid robots, Wedgie Woman is well on her way to world domination, and only the Waistband Warrior can stop her!


Praise For Captain Underpants and the Wrath of the Wicked Wedgie Woman: Color Edition (Captain Underpants #5) (Color Edition)

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 Media Association

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 Media Association

Scholastic Inc., 9781338216233, 176pp.

Publication Date: December 26, 2017



About the Author

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 Super Diaper Baby 2: The Invasion of the Potty Snatchers, also a USA Today bestseller. 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.



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 Super Diaper Baby 2: The Invasion of the Potty Snatchers, also a USA Today bestseller. 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.