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- Q&A The Waistband Warrior. // School Library Journal;Jun2000, Vol. 46 Issue 6, p17
Interviews Dav Pilkey, author of the book `Captain Underpants.' Why he prefers briefs over boxer shorts; Why some adults dislike his books; Disadvantage of being popular; Why children are attracted to him.
- TIGHTY WRITIES. CRISP, ANDREW // Boise Weekly;4/17/2013, Vol. 21 Issue 43, p19
The article offers information on American author Dav Pilkey. As mentioned, Pikey was inspired to become a child author during his school days. It also mentions that Dav Pilkey will be present at Main Boise Library in Boise, Idaho in an interaction session with readers regarding his book...
- Action! Pranks! Laffs! BARBALICH, ANDREA // Scholastic Parent & Child;Oct2012, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p26
An interview with Dav Pilkey, creator of the Captain Underpants books, is presented. He emphasizes the impact of his reading difficulties as a kid on his work as an author. He says that the kids will love his books for their pranks, comics, and mild naughtiness that respond to the empowerment...
- Dav Pilkey to speak. // Reading Today;Feb/Mar2006, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p12
The article reports that author Dav Pilkey has reached children all over the world with his humorous books and illustrations with over 35 million books in print. In addition to the Captain Underpants series, Pilkey is the author of The Paperboy and many other popular titles. Pilkey will be a...
- Captain Underpants Returns- With Author in Tow. // Publishers Weekly;9/17/2012, Vol. 259 Issue 38, p17
The article presents information on the publication of the children's series by Dav Pilkey featuring the hero Captain Underpants, with a focus on Pilkey's promotional appearance for the 2012 release of the book "Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers."
- A Briefs and Candid Chat With Captain Underpants Creator Dav Pilkey. Staskiewicz, Keith // Entertainment Weekly;8/31/2012, Issue 1222, p76
An interview with children's author Dav Pilkey is presented. He explains that he though of his most popular character, Captain Underpants, while in second grade. He comments on how his work inspires children to write creatively, and explains his involvement in the creation of a film adaptation...
- Children's Bestsellers. // Publishers Weekly;1/12/2004, Vol. 251 Issue 2, p23
Presents a list of children's bestsellers in the U.S. as of January 2004. "Eragon," by Christopher Paolini; "The Thief Lord," by Cornelia Funke and translated by Oliver Latsch; "Captain Underpants," by Dav Pilkey.
- TEN TO TWELVE YEAR-OLDS. Kleissner, Moira // Reform Magazine;Dec2010, p31
The article reviews several books including "The Wind on Fire," by William Nicholson, "Captain Underpants," by Dav Pilkey, and "Shadowmancer," by G. P. Taylor.
- Talking with Dav Pilkey. Reid, Rob // Book Links;June2011, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p18
An interview with author Dav Pilkey, the creator of Captain Underpants book series, is presented. He discusses his innovative and spirited series of books which have a great impact to children. He tells how he came up with the different formats in each series of Captain Underpants books with the...