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WOO! I’m giving away a #CaptainUnderpants prize pack thanks to @Scholastic!

30 May

Captain Underpants – (the name elicits giggles – doesn’t it?) is the very first series I read when I was a kid. I begged my mom to pick them up for me when I saw the first three books in the series at a yard sale – The Adventures of Captain Underpants – Captain Underpants and the Attack of the Talking Toilets – Captain Underpants and the Invasion of the Incredibly Naughty Cafeteria Ladies from Outer Space (and the Subsequent Assault of the Equally Evil Lunchroom Zombie Nerds) – Captain Underpants and the Perilous Plot of Professor Poopypants. Although Mom kind of looked at me a little funny with the Professor Poopypants one, she knows fine literature and got it for me anyway.  I read and re-read these books until they literally fell apart.  I then sought out new additions to the series and loved every one of them. I still am a strong advocate for Captain Underpants. It is a great series to get kids to start reading independently. It is a fun series that will engage all kinds of readers.

I was THRILLED to see that DreamWorks is making a Captain Underpants movie!!! The movie hits theaters on June 2nd. It is my hope that kids will see the movie and want to start reading about Captain Underpants other adventures! To celebrate this Earth shattering event, Scholastic sent me new Captain Underpants books, AND is offering a prize pack for one of you!

One randomly picked commenter from this post will receive:

The Adventures of Captain Underpants (Book 1, now in full color!)

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie Official Handbook

Captain Underpants: Wacky Word Wedgies and Flushable Fill-Ins

That’s right – just comment below to be entered to win! Winner will be selected randomly and announced one week from today.

One of the giveaways is the original Captain Underpants book (with some additional content) but in full color!

The illustrations are the same but the color really makes them come alive!

The other two books are complimentary to the movie. These books feature the CGI images of Captain Underpants, Harold and George.

 

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CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS A MOVIE?!?!

23 Oct

The Headline from the Sacramento Bee Says it all!

DreamWorks Animation Plans to Bring Dav Pilkey’s Captain Underpants to the Big  Screen

Article originally from the PR NewsWire check out the full story HERE!

Super Diaper Baby 2: The Invasion of the Potty Snatchers

28 Jul

Super Diaper Baby 2: The Invasion of the Potty Snatchers
By George Beard and Harold Hutchins (both are also known as Dav Pilkey A.K.A. the creator of Captain Underpants).
Ages 9-12 -192 pages
Published by Scholastic in 2011

If you didn’t get enough Super Diaper Baby (A.K.A. Billy) don’t worry! Super Diaper Baby 2 was finally just published this past June (the Adventures of Super Diaper Baby came out way back in 2002)! Billy and Diaper Dog have all new enemies too: Dr. Dinkle (A.K.A. Rip Van Tinkle) and his cat, Petey. Dr. Dinkle and Petey are out to destroy every toilet in town! It seems that Billy and Diaper Dog have met their match! How will they win?!?!?

First I have to tell you that the book’s humor is really inappropriate 😮  -there’s a lot of pee, toilet, diaper and potty humor. Plus the intentional misspelling of words in the book drives my Mom crazy. BUT -I am a nine-year old boy and I think the book is hysterical 🙂 ! Dav Pilkey wrote the book as George and Harold (of Captain Underpants fame), two fourth grade students who came up with the story. So the book is more of a made up story told from the view-point of two ten-year old kids and I like the idea of it! The story is creative and I think it could get kids thinking about stories they can come up with. It’s written in a comic format with a lot of illustrations. It is an easy read but watch out for those misspelled words!

I give Super Diaper Baby 2 four out of five book worms!

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