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Captain Underpants and the Preposterous Plight of the Purple Potty People

Color Edition (Captain Underpants #8) (Color Edition)

Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)

Hardcover

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Digital Audiobook (1/18/2021)
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Prebound (9/1/2006)
Prebound (9/1/2006)
Paperback, Spanish (3/1/2008)
Paperback (9/1/2006)
Hardcover (9/1/2006)

Description

George and Harold's time-traveling Purple Potty lands them in a crazy place in the eighth book in this #1 New York Times bestselling series by Dav Pilkey, the author and illustrator of Dog Man!

The teachers are nice, the cafeteria serves delicious food, and the school principal, Mr. Krupp, thinks George and Harold are hilarious. Something is very, very wrong -- and it gets even wronger when the boys' pet pterodactyl, Crackers, and Sulu the Bionic Hamster are captured by George and Harold's evil-twin look-alikes. Now George and Harold must face their greatest foes yet: THEMSELVES! Can they handle this mess on their own, or will they need Captain Underpants to swoop in and save the day?


Praise For Captain Underpants and the Preposterous Plight of the Purple Potty People: Color Edition (Captain Underpants #8) (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., 9781338271515, 176pp.

Publication Date: August 13, 2019



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 write and illustrate for kids. He took her advice and created his first book, World War Won, which won a national competition in 1986. Dav made many other books before being awarded the California Young Reader Medal for Dog Breath (1994) and the Caldecott Honor for The Paperboy (1996).

In 2002, Dav published his first full-length graphic novel for kids, called The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby. It was both a USA Today and New York Times bestseller. Since then, he has published more than a dozen full-length graphic novels for kids, including the bestselling Dog Man and Cat Kid Comic Club series.

Dav's stories are semi-autobiographical and explore universal themes that celebrate friendship, empathy, and the triumph of the good-hearted.

When he is not making books for kids, Dav loves to kayak with his wife in the Pacific Northwest.



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 write and illustrate for kids. He took her advice and created his first book, World War Won, which won a national competition in 1986. Dav made many other books before being awarded the California Young Reader Medal for Dog Breath (1994) and the Caldecott Honor for The Paperboy (1996).

In 2002, Dav published his first full-length graphic novel for kids, called The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby. It was both a USA Today and New York Times bestseller. Since then, he has published more than a dozen full-length graphic novels for kids, including the bestselling Dog Man and Cat Kid Comic Club series.

Dav's stories are semi-autobiographical and explore universal themes that celebrate friendship, empathy, and the triumph of the good-hearted.

When he is not making books for kids, Dav loves to kayak with his wife in the Pacific Northwest.