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Dav Pilkey - Author

About the Author

Dav Pilkey was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1966. He currently lives in Eugene, Oregon with his dogs, Little Dog, Leia, and Martha Jane, and his cats, Blueberry and Edward Velvetpaws.

Dav (originally Dave) hit upon the current spelling of his name when a label maker used to create name tags refused to print the letter “e.” Though the spelling has changed, the pronunciation is the same.

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Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers Full Colour Edition (Book 9)

Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers Full Colour Edition (Book 9)

Author: Dav Pilkey Illustrator: Dav Pilkey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/05/2021

Laugh out loud with Captain Underpants, from Dav Pilkey, the creator of Dog Man! Tippy Tinkletrousers is back in the ninth full colour book in this #1 New York Times bestselling series. George and Harold are behind bars for a crime they didn't commit! But just as they are settling into their new life, they are pulled from prison by a time-travelling tyrant named Tippy Tinkletrousers! Now the boys are taking a trip back in time to the carefree days of kindergarten, when the scariest thing they had to face was not evil mad scientists or alien cafeteria ladies but a sixth-grade bully named Kipper Krupp, the nephew of their clueless school principal. And because George and Harold don't invent Captain Underpants until they're in fourth grade, the clever kindergarteners are on their own. Can they beat the bullies with brainpower instead of Wedgie Power? About the series: - Captain Underpants is now a feature-length animated film from DreamWorks and a series on NETFLIX - The original Captain Underpants books are fully illustrated with black and white comic book drawings - The books are now also available in full-colour graphic novels - Perfect for all children, but especially those who are struggling to engage with reading - Full of fun and laughs (and toilet humour)!

Dog Man 10: Mothering Heights (the new blockbusting international bestseller)

Dog Man 10: Mothering Heights (the new blockbusting international bestseller)

Author: Dav Pilkey Illustrator: Dav Pilkey Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/03/2021

Dog Man and Petey face their biggest challenges yet in the tenth Dog Man book from worldwide bestselling author and illustrator Dav Pilkey. Dog Man is down on his luck, Petey confronts his not so purr-fect past, and Grampa is up to no good. The world is spinning out of control as new villains spill into town. Everything seems dark and full of despair. But hope is not lost. Can the incredible power of love save the day? Dav Pilkey's wildly popular Dog Man series appeals to readers of all ages and explores universally positive themes, including: empathy kindness persistence and the importance of doing good. Full colour pages throughout. Everyone Digs Dog Man! High-intensity, heartwarming, and, above all, hysterically funny. - Kirkus Reviews, starred review Riotously funny and original. - School Library Journal, starred review An utter, unfettered delight. - Booklist, starred review Readers (of any age) will be giggling from start to finish. - Publishers Weekly, starred review Action-oriented cartoons... Laffs aplenty. - Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Captain Underpants: Two Super-Heroic Novels in One (Full Colour!)

Captain Underpants: Two Super-Heroic Novels in One (Full Colour!)

Author: Dav Pilkey Illustrator: Dav Pilkey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/03/2021

Two Captain Underpants adventures now in full colour! Just when you thought it was over, George and Harold are up to their old tricks again... Our heroes defeated the Bionic Booger Boy but they totally forgot about those rascally Robo-Boogers, plus George and Harold's time travelling Purple Potty lands them in a strange, parallel universe. Watch out for the evil twin lookalikes! Can they handle this mess on their own, or will the Captain need to swoop in and save the day? This book contains: Captain Underpants 7: Captain Underpants and the Big, Bad Battle of the Bionic Booger Boy, Part 2: The Revenge of the Ridiculous Robo-Boogers. Captain Underpants 8: Captain Underpants and the Preposterous Plight of the Purple Potty People.

Captain Underpants: Two Turbo-Charged Novels in One (Full Colour!)

Captain Underpants: Two Turbo-Charged Novels in One (Full Colour!)

Author: Dav Pilkey Illustrator: Dav Pilkey Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/01/2021

Two Captain Underpants adventures now in full colour!Are you ready for more adventures starring the superhero who fights for truth, justice and all things underweary? Just when you thought it was safe and underweary... the Captain will need to defeat the evil Bionic Booger Boy, plus the Wicked Wedgie Woman is on a mission to take over the world ... and she'll give a whopping wedgie to anyone who stands in her way! This book contains: Captain Underpants 5: Captain Underpants and the Wrath of the Wicked Wedgie-Woman. Captain Underpants 6: Captain Underpants and the Big, Bad Battle of the Bionic Booger Boy, Part 1: The Night of the Nasty Nostril Nuggets.

Dog Breath (BB)

Dog Breath (BB)

Author: Dav Pilkey Format: Board book Release Date: 07/01/2021

Meet Hally Tosis, a knee-slappingly funny dog that will take your breath away in this full-colour sturdy board book by Dav Pilkey! Hally the dog has horrible breath. Even the skunks avoid her. So when Mr and Mrs Tosis decide enough is enough and try to find a new home for Hally, the Tosis kids hatch a plan to get rid of Hally's bad breath so they can keep her. They try everything: a breathtaking view, Breath of a Salesman and even a speedy rollercoaster, but nothing works. That is until some unwelcome visitors need to be put in their place...and luckily Hally is there to save the day! Children will want to read this hilarious book over and over again. From Dav Pilkey, author and illustrator of the New York Times bestselling Dog Man and Captain Underpants series This is the board book edition of one of Dav Pilkey's bestselling picture book, Dog Breath The perfect book to encourage children's imagination and creativity

Dog Man 1-6: The Supa Epic Collection: From the Creator of Captain Underpants

Dog Man 1-6: The Supa Epic Collection: From the Creator of Captain Underpants

Author: Dav Pilkey Illustrator: Dav Pilkey Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/12/2020

A paw-some box set of the first six Dog Man books by worldwide bestselling author and artist Dav Pilkey. Dog Man is the crime-biting canine who is part dog, part man, and ALL HERO! This deluxe boxed set includes the first six books in the Dog Man series: Dog Man Dog Man Unleashed Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties Dog Man and Cat Kid Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild. Dav Pilkey's wildly popular Dog Man series appeals to readers of all ages and explores universally positive themes, including: empathy kindness persistence and the importance of being true to one's self.

Dog Man 8: Fetch-22 (PB)

Dog Man 8: Fetch-22 (PB)

Author: Dav Pilkey Illustrator: Dav Pilkey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/11/2020

Half a million Dog Man book sold in the UK! The eighth book in the Dog Man graphic novel series now available in paperback. Petey the Cat is out of jail, and he has a brand-new lease on life. While Petey's reevaluated what matters most, Li'l Petey is struggling to find the good in the world. Can Petey and Dog Man stop fighting like cats and dogs long enough to put their paws together and work as a team? They need each other now more than ever -- Li'l Petey (and the world) is counting on them! Dav Pilkey's wildly popular Dog Man series appeals to readers of all ages and explores universally positive themes, including: empathy, kindness, persistence, and the importance of being true to one's self. Full colour pages throughout.

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