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This biography introduces readers to humorous author and illustrator Dav Pilkey, creator of the Captain Underpants series and Caldecott Honor winnerfor The Paperboy. Readers will learn about Pilkey's childhood and college days in Ohio, his difficulty in school that led to the inspiration for Captain Underpants, his move to the West Coast, and the success and controversy that have accompanied the publication of his books. He is the successful author of the Captain Underpants series, the Ricky Ricotta series, the Super Diaper Baby series, and numerous other titles. Easy-to-read text and full-color photos highlight Pilkey's childhood, education, and life as an author and illustrator. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

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ABDO Publishing
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Children's Authors Set 7


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Dav Pilkey
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