Here's the deal, I have always been skeptical of Captain Underpants. My assumption, (as was my assumption with Diary of a Wimpy Kid) was that it would be full of potty talk and unsavory elementary school shenanigans.
My 4th grader has been reading big fat series books for what seems like years now. I thought he'd turn his nose up at this book. He immediately noticed the mis-spelled words, but quickly said that he thinks they did it on purpose. He said he'd "Give it a shot" when I asked him to take a look and tell me what he thought.
He finished the book in one night and showed up after school the next day with 3 more in his backpack. I think that about says it.
At the end of the day, I think Diary of a Wimpy kid is hilarious. I ended up being equally entertained by Captain Underpants.
So, to entertain you and your elementary school shenaniganers, we've got a little giveaway!
One (1) winner will receive:
· Copy of the latest book Captain Underpants and the Revolting Revenge of the Radioactive Robo-Boxers
· Pair of cool “zombie nerd” glasses
· $50 Visa gift card to stocks your busy reader’s bookshelf
a Rafflecopter giveaway
About the Book
A world without UNDERPANTS?!!!
When we last saw our heroes, George and Harold, they had been turned into evil zombie nerds doomed to roam a devastated, postapocalyptic planet for all eternity. But why, you might ask, didn't the amazing Captain Underpants save the boys from this frightening fate? Because Tippy Tinkletrousers and his time-traveling hijinks prevented George and Harold from creating Captain Underpants in the first place! Now, having changed the course of human history forever, they'll have to figure out a way to CHANGE IT BACK.
Could this be the end for Captain Underpants?!!
For fans ages 7 and up.
About the Author
Dav Pilkey created his first stories as comic books while he was in elementary school. Since then, in addition to the Captain Underpants series, his Scholastic books include numerous popular, award-winning books for children, such as Dog Breath, winner of the California Young Reader Medal; The Paperboy, a Caldecott Honor Book; The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby, which debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list; and the Dumb Bunnies series. He is also the author of the New York Times bestselling The Adventures of Ook & Gluk: Kung-Fu Cavemen from the Future.
Captain Underpants Mobile App
Calling all fans of the Captain! Get ready for all the action, thrills and “laffs” you've come to know and love in the Captain Underpants books with The Adventures of Captain Underpants App! Experience the book like never before, for the first time in FULL COLOR!
Join George, Harold, and the Captain to defeat Dr. Diaper and save the world! The Washington Post online raves: “If you have grade school kids in the house, you may never see your tablet again.”
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