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The Adventures of Captain Underpants (Captain Underpants, #1)

by Dav Pilkey

Pilkey plays with words and pictures, providing great entertainment. The story is immediately engaging - two fourth-grade boys who write comic books and who love to pull pranks find themselves in big trouble. Mean Mr. Krupp, their principal, videotapes George...

Pilkey plays with words and pictures, providing great entertainment. The story is immediately engaging - two fourth-grade boys who write comic books and who love to pull pranks find themselves in big trouble. Mean Mr. Krupp, their principal, videotapes George and Harold setting up their stunts and threatens to expose them. The boys' luck changes when they send for a 3-D Hypno-Ring and hypnotize Krupp, turning him into Captain Underpants, their own superhero creation. Later, Pilkey includes several pages of flip-o-ramas that animate the action. The simple black-and-white illustrations on every page furnish comic-strip appeal. The cover features Captain Underpants, resplendent in white briefs, on top of a tall building. This book will fly off the shelves. Mary M. Hopf, Los Angeles Public Library
Copyright 1997 Reed Business Information, Inc.

Paperback - 125 pages - in English - $8.45
ISBN: 0439014573 (ISBN13: 9780439014571)
Published Nov 30, 1999 by Scholastic Children's Books
First published 1997

why I requested this book

My students enjoy reading books, and I know they will love reading the adventures of captain underpants!

My students enjoy reading books, and I know they will love reading the adventures of captain underpants!

the class

I am a special education teacher with approximately 20 students who come to my classroom daily to work on math, reading, writing, and behavior needs.

I am a special education teacher with approximately 20 students who come to my classroom daily to work on math, reading, writing, and behavior needs.

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