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Dav Pilkey

Biography

Dav Pilkey

Dav Pilkey has written and illustrated numerous popular, award-winning books for children, including the Captain Underpants and Dumb Bunnies series; DOG BREATH, winner of the California Young Reader Medal; and THE PAPERBOY, a Caldecott Honor Book. He lives with his wife in the Pacific Northwest.

Dav Pilkey

Books by Dav Pilkey

by Dav Pilkey

George and Harold thought they were beyond boogers. Their new pet, Sulu the Bionic Hamster, had defeated the Bionic Booger Boy, and through the wonders of science, Melvin Sneedly had been brought back to normal (well, almost normal). It looked like their last adventure was actually going to have a happy ending...except for one thing (well, three things) --- the Ridiculous Robo-Boogers. Now George, Harold, and their buddies are on the run --- with the Robo-Boogers in hot, gooey pursuit! Will the boys get away from these gross globs, or will Sulu have to save the day again?

by Dav Pilkey - Adventure, Animals , Children's 7-11, Fiction, Graphic Novel, Humor

Is Dog Man bad to the bone? The heroic hound is sent to the pound for a crime he didn't commit! While his pals work to prove his innocence, Dog Man struggles to find his place among dogs and people. Being a part of both worlds, will he ever fully fit in with one?

by Dav Pilkey - Children's, Children's 7-9, Fiction, Humor, Superhero , Youth Fiction

George and Harold are up to their old tricks again, and when their latest prank makes a direct hit on school brainiac Melvin Sneedly, he decides to get even! But in the blink of an eye --- and the sneeze of a nose --- Melvin goes from snooty to snotty, and the Bionic Booger Boy is born! Can Captain Underpants clean up this catastrophe, or will the mucous monster make a mess of things?

by Dav Pilkey - Adventure, Children's, Children's 7-10, Fiction, Graphic Novel, Humor, Youth Fiction

When a new bunch of baddies bust up the town, Dog Man is called into action --- and this time he isn't alone. With a cute kitten and a remarkable robot by his side, our heroes must save the day by joining forces with an unlikely ally: Petey, the World's Most Evil Cat. But can the villainous Petey avoid vengeance and venture into virtue?

by Dav Pilkey - Adventure, Children's, Children's 7-10, Fiction, Graphic Novel, Humor, Youth Fiction

Hot diggity dog! Dog Man, the newest hero from Dav Pilkey, the creator of Captain Underpants, is back --- and this time he's not alone. The heroic hound with a real nose for justice now has a furry feline sidekick, and together they have a mystery to sniff out! When a new kitty sitter arrives and a glamorous movie starlet goes missing, it's up to Dog Man and Cat Kid to save the day! Will these heroes stay hot on the trail, or will Petey, the World's Most Evil Cat, send them barking up the wrong tree?

by Dav Pilkey - Adventure, Children's, Children's 7-10, Fiction, Graphic Novel, Humor, Youth Fiction

He was the best of dogs...He was the worst of dogs...It was the age of invention...It was the season of surprise...It was the eve of supa sadness...It was the dawn of hope...Dog Man, the newest hero from the creator of Captain Underpants, hasn't always been a paws-itive addition to the police force. While he can muzzle miscreants, he tends to leave a slick of slobber in his wake! This time, Petey the cat's dragged in a tiny bit of trouble --- a double in the form of a super-cute kitten. Dog Man will have to work twice as hard to bust these furballs and remain top dog!

by Dav Pilkey - Adventure, Children's, Children's 7-10, Fiction, Graphic Novel, Humor, Youth Fiction

Dog Man, the newest hero from the creator of Captain Underpants, is still learning a few tricks of the trade. Petey the cat is out of the bag, and his criminal curiosity is taking the city by storm. Something fishy is going on! Can Dog Man unleash justice on this ruffian in time to save the city, or will Petey get away with the purr-fect crime?

by Dav Pilkey - Adventure, Children's, Children's 7-10, Fiction, Graphic Novel, Humor, Youth Fiction

George and Harold have created a new hero who digs into deception, claws after crooks and rolls over robbers. When Greg the police dog and his cop companion are injured on the job, a life-saving surgery changes the course of history and Dog Man is born. With the head of a dog and the body of a human, this heroic hound has a real nose for justice. But can he resist the call of the wild to answer the call of duty?

Written by Dav Pilkey with illustrations by Dan Santat - Children's 4-8, Fiction, Friendship, Science Fiction

President Penguin is peeved because Pluto is no longer considered a real planet. Now he plans to make things very unpleasant for anyone who stands in his way. Can Ricky, Lucy and their friends defeat this tiny terror and keep Squeakyville safe?

by Dav Pilkey and Dan Santat - Children's, Fiction

Ricky Ricotta loves his Mighty Robot, but sometimes it's hard having a best friend who is so BIG! If only his Mighty Robot had someone his own size to play with, Ricky could have some fun by himself. Little does Ricky know, his wish is about to come true. Ugly Uncle Unicorn is hatching a hideous plan to take over Earth, and he's got a supersized surprise for Ricky and his Robot friend!

Written by Richard Blanco with illustrations by Dav Pilkey - Children's 3-6, Fiction, Picture, Poetry


President Barak Obama invited Richard Blanco to write a poem to share at his second presidential inauguration. That poem is ONE TODAY. Brought to life here by beloved, award-winning artist Dav Pilkey, ONE TODAY is a tribute to a nation where the extraordinary happens every single day.

by Dav Pilkey - Science Fiction

Nimrod Night Crawler has created a wormhole so he can send his army of evil Night Crawlers to help him take over the world, and Ricky's Robot is trapped in a deep pit! Without his Mighty Robot, it's up to Ricky --- and an unlikely hero --- to put a stop to this nightmare from Neptune!

by Dav Pilkey - Children's, Humor

George and Harold, and their doubles, Yesterday George and Yesterday Harold, have a good thing going. Two of them go to school, while the other two hide in the tree house and play video games all day --- then they switch! But when their malicious gym teacher, Mr. Meaner, creates a method of mind-control that turns their fellow students into attentive, obedient, perfect children, the future of all humanity will be in their hands!

by Dav Pilkey - Science Fiction

An invasion of Stupid Stinkbugs from Saturn, that's what! Smelly Sergeant Stinkbug has arrived on Earth with a plan to kidnap its ruler, and Princess Lucy fits the bill. Now it's up to Ricky and his Mighty Robot to plug their noses and send those stinkers back into space!

by Dav Pilkey - Science Fiction
Hooray! Today is Ricky Ricotta's birthday, and it is going to be the BEST day ever! As a special treat, Ricky's family is going to the museum to see dinosaurs. But when they get there, an evil space-bunny named General Jackrabbit is creating Jurassic Jackrabbits that will help him take over Earth. Can Ricky and his Mighty Robot beat the big, bad bunnies? Or will this end up being the WORST birthday ever?
by Dav Pilkey - Children's, Humor
Just when you thought it was safe to flush... The Turbo Toilet 2000 strikes back! The carnivorous commode known for devouring everything in its path has built up a real appetite...for REVENGE! Join Captain Underpants for another epic showdown of Wedgie Power vs. Potty Power as our tighty-whitey-wearing superhero GOES TO ELEVEN!
by Dav Pilkey - Science Fiction

 

Ricky Ricotta is lucky to have his Mighty Robot as a best friend. They play, study, and even get in trouble together, and they always watch out for each other. That's what friends are for! In this book, Ricky and his Mighty Robot meet a mean little Martian named Major Monkey who plans to take over Earth with his monstrous Mecha-Monkeys. When Major Monkey plays a trick on Ricky's Robot, it's up to Ricky to rescue his friend and stop Major Monkey from menacing mousekind!

by Dav Pilkey - Science Fiction

Getting picked on by creeps at your school? Wish you had a special friend? Meet Ricky Ricotta and his giant flying Robot! Young readers will cheer as Ricky and his enormous flying Robot friend soar through the air and battle the diabolical Dr. Stinky, an evil scientist who threatens to take over the world!

by Dav Pilkey - Science Fiction

Ever wish you had a flying Robot for a best friend? Wouldn't it be great to have a Robot so big and powerful that nobody would ever mess with you again? Friendly Robots can be fun! But with giant friends come giant responsibilities. In this book, the evil Victor Von Vulture and his army of Voodoo Vultures from Venus are about to take over planet Earth. Only the super-smart tricks of Ricky and his Mighty Robot can send the bad guys packing for home!

by Dav Pilkey - Science Fiction

Ricky Ricotta may be a small mouse, but he has a VERY big friend --- a giant flying Robot! And when an evil, outerspace villain named Mr. Mosquito invades Earth with an army of Mutant Mosquitoes from Mercury, Ricky and his Robot know exactly what to do! Young readers will cheer as Ricky's Robot battles the bad guys. And when Ricky finds a very smart way to play a trick on Mr. Mosquito, it's plain to see that even a little mouse can be a BIG hero!

by Dav Pilkey - Children's, Fiction, Humor

The last time we saw George and Harold, they were doomed to roam the planet as evil zombie nerds because Tippy Tinkletrousers had gone back in time and prevented the boys from creating Captain Underpants in the first place! Now they will have to find a way to change everything back!

by Dav Pilkey - Adventure, Fiction, Humor

In this ninth epic novel, Dav Pilkey takes readers back in time to the carefree days of kindergarten, when the worst thing George and Harold 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 actually invent Captain Underpants until fourth grade, the two clever kindergartners are on their own --- using their brains to beat the bully.

by Dav Pilkey - Adventure, Children's, Children's 7-10, Fiction, Friendship, Superhero , Youth Fiction

George and Harold have played a trick or two on nearly everyone at Jerome Horwitz Elementary. When their latest prank causes the school's cranky cafeteria ladies to quit, Mr. Krupp hires a trio of unusual replacements --- who happen to look an awful lot like aliens! Will that curtain-caped crusader, Captain Underpants, save the day once more? Or will those outer space cafeteria ladies have him for lunch? 

by Dav Pilkey - Adventure, Children's, Children's 7-10, Fiction, Friendship, Superhero , Youth Fiction

George and Harold are usually responsible kids...whenever anything bad happens, George and Harold are usually responsible! And it looks like they're up to their old tricks again! First, they ruined the school's science fair with a series of silly pranks. Then, they accidentally created an army of evil, vicious, talking toilets, intent on taking over the world. Who will stop the carnivorous commodes?!!!? This looks like a job for Captain Underpants!

by Dav Pilkey - Adventure, Children's, Children's 7-10, Fiction, Friendship, Superhero , Youth Fiction

George and Harold have created the greatest superhero in the history of their elementary school --- and now they're going to bring him to life! Meet Captain Underpants! His true identity is so secret, even HE doesn't know who he is!