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The Adventures of Ook and Gluk: Kung Fu Cavemen from the Future (Captain Underpants Book 1) Kindle Edition
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About the Author
When Dav Pilkey was a kid, he was diagnosed with ADHD and dyslexia. Dav was so disruptive in class that his teachers made him sit out in the hallway every day. Luckily, Dav loved to draw and make up stories. He spent his time in the hallway creating his own original comic books -- the very first adventures of Dog Man and Captain Underpants.
In college, Dav met a teacher who encouraged him to illustrate and write. He won a national competition in 1986 and the prize was the publication of his first book, World War Won. He made many other books before being awarded the 1998 California Young Reader Medal for Dog Breath, which was published in 1994, and in 1997 he won the Caldecott Honor for The Paperboy.
The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby, published in 2002, was the first complete graphic novel spin-off from the Captain Underpants series and appeared at #6 on the USA Today bestseller list for all books, both adult and children's, and was also a New York Times bestseller. It was followed by The Adventures of Ook and Gluk: Kung Fu Cavemen from the Future and Super Diaper Baby 2: The Invasion of the Potty Snatchers, both USA Today bestsellers. The unconventional style of these graphic novels is intended to encourage uninhibited creativity in kids.
His stories are semi-autobiographical and explore universal themes that celebrate friendship, tolerance, and the triumph of the good-hearted. Dav loves to kayak in the Pacific Northwest with his wife.--This text refers to the paperback edition.
- File Size : 203743 KB
- Print Length : 629 pages
- Publisher : Scholastic Inc. (1 December 2012)
- Word Wise : Not Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- X-Ray : Not Enabled
- Enhanced Typesetting : Enabled
- Language: : English
- ASIN : B009RZ3AS8
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Best Sellers Rank: #17,208 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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Also the spelling mistakes throughout this and other Pilkey books are teaching my child to use incorrect spellings, I have noticed his spelling is much worse since reading the Dogman and Captain Underpants series.
Won’t buy anything more from this inappropriate and irresponsible author which is a shame because the plots of the stories are pretty funny. I’m so annoyed I think I’ll send this back for a refund.