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Captain Underpants

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    Tra-la-laaa! Introducing the silliest superhero ever – Captain Underpants! 
     
    Perpetually bored at a school that hates fun, fourth-graders George Beard and Harold Hutchins love to make comic books and have created the ultimate superhero - Captain Underpants. But when the boys inadvertently hypnotise their mean principal Mr Krupp, their superhero comes to life! The class clowns now need to deal with their principal turning into Captain Underpants whenever anyone snaps their fingers and the crazy adventures that ensue.
     
    Captain Underpants author Dav Pilkey created the Captain Underpants books whilst in the second-grade. Diagnosed with dyslexia and ADHD, Dav was frequently sent out of class for being disruptive and spent that time creating comics. His teacher told him he couldn’t spend the rest of his life making silly books but Dav has since proved him very wrong. The first book was published in 1997 and twelve books later the Captain Underpants series has sold over 80 million copies and been made into a film and a Netflix series (The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants, release date July 2018).
     
    The Captain Underpants comics are great for reluctant readers and anyone with a silly sense of humour thanks to their gripping cliffhangers, hilarious pranks and awesome illustrations. Pilkey’s drawings and the flip-o-ramas that bring the cartoons to life, have inspired many readers to get drawing themselves. You’ll find lots of different websites showing you how to draw Captain Underpants, including a Captain Underpants wiki that breaks it down step by step. 
     
    There is plenty more for fans too, after the final book was released, Pilkey wrote two spin-off series featuring the Captain Underpants characters–Dog Man and Super Diaper Baby. You can even create a Captain Underpants costume for World Book Day using flesh-coloured t-shirt and trousers with a padded tummy, a homemade cape and of course some massive pants!
     
    You can read the books in any order but start with book 1 to get the full story of how Captain Underpants came to be. The daft adventures are brilliant for independent readers, from 6 upwards and older children or adults with an appreciation for toilet humour! 

    All the Captain Underpants books in order:
     
    Book 1: The Adventures of Captain Underpants (1997)
    Book 2: Captain Underpants and the Attack of the Talking Toilets (1999)
    Book 3: 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) (1999)
    Book 4: Captain Underpants and the Perilous Plot of Professor Poopypants (2000)
    Book 5: Captain Underpants and the Wrath of the Wicked Wedgie Woman (2001)
    Book 6: Captain Underpants and the Big, Bad Battle of the Bionic Booger Boy Part 1: The Night of the Nasty Nostril Nuggets (2003)
    Book 7: Captain Underpants and the Big, Bad Battle of the Bionic Booger Boy Part 2: The Revenge of the Ridiculous Robo-Boogers (2003)
    Book 8: Captain Underpants and the Preposterous Plight of the Purple Potty People (2006)
    Book 9: Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers (2012)
    Book 10: Captain Underpants and the Revolting Revenge of the Radioactive Robo-Boxers (2013)
    Book 11: Captain Underpants and the Tyrannical Retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000 (2014)
    Book 12: Captain Underpants and the Sensational Saga of Sir Stinks-a-Lot (2015)
     
    All the Captain Underpants activity books in order:
     
    The Captain Underpants Extra-Crunchy Book O’Fun (2001)
    The All-New Captain Underpants Extra-Crunchy Book O’Fun 2 (2002)
    The Captain Underpants Super Silly Sticker Studio (2005)
    The Extra Big’n’Extra Crunchy Captain Underpants Book O’Fun (2008)
    Wacky Word Wedgies and Flushable Fill-Ins (2017)
    3D Guide to Creating Heroes and Villains (2019)

    All the Super Diaper Baby books in order (see Other Titles tab below):
    Book 1: The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby (2002)
    Book 2: Super Diaper Baby 2: The Invasion of the Potty Snatchers (2012)

    Book 1
    Book 1

    The Adventures of Captain Underpants Colour edition

    George and Harold have created the greatest superhero in the history of their school - and now they're about to br... More

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    Book 2
    Book 2

    Captain Underpants and the Attack of the Talking Toilets

    Not so long ago, George and Harold created the greatest superhero in the history of their school - and brought him to li... More

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    Book 3
    Book 3

    Captain Underpants and the Invasion of the Incredibly Naughty Cafeteria Ladies From Outer Space

    Harold and George's crazy creation is back! Captain Underpants defeated Dr Nappy and terminated the terrible ... More

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    Book 4
    Book 4

    Captain Underpants and the Perilous Plot of Professor Poopypants Colour Edition

    TRA-LA-LAA! The fourth CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS adventure, now in colour for the very first time! Professor Pippy... More

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    Book 5
    Book 5

    Captain Underpants and the Wrath of the Wicked Wedgie Woman

    George and Harold are having a normal kind of week. Yesterday they found out they were going to flunk fourth grade... More

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    Book 7
    Book 7

    Captain Underpants and the Big, Bad Battle of the Bionic Booger Boy Part Two: Colour Edition

    TRA-LA-LAA! Book seven in the full-colour edition of Captain Underpants series, as seen on NETFLIX! Just wh... More

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    Book 8
    Book 8

    Captain Underpants and the Preposterous Plight of the Purple Potty People

    THE WAIT IS OVER!!! Dav Pilkey's beloved Captain Underpants returns to face his nemesis - the evil Captain Blunder... More

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    Book 9
    Book 9

    Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers

    CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS returns! In their ninth epic adventure, George and Harold encounter a familiar face - Professor... More

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    Book 10
    Book 10

    Captain Underpants and the Revolting Revenge of the Radioactive Robo-Boxers

    When we last saw our heroes, George and Harold, they had been turned into evil zombie nerds doomed to roam a devas... More

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    Book 11
    Book 11

    Captain Underpants and the Tyrannical Retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000

    CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS returns for an eleventh adventure in this highly illustrated comic book style series. Ju... More

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    Book 12
    Book 12

    Captain Underpants and the Sensational Saga of Sir Stinks-A-Lot

    CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS returns for a twelfth adventure in this highly illustrated comic book style series! Geor... More

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    The Captain Underpants' Extra-Crunchy Book O'Fun!

    Join George and Harold for more fun and games with their wedgie-powered superhero, Captain Underpants, in this humongous... More

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    The Captain Underpants Extra-Crunchy Book O'Fun 2

    Join George Beard and Harold Hutchins for a wedgie-powered wonder! The All New Captain Underpants Extra-Crunchy B... More

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    The Captain Underpants Super-silly Sticker Studio

    CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS returns in an epic colouring and sticker activity book! Dav Pilkey has joined forces with Klutz to ce... More

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    The Extra Big 'n' Extra Crunchy Captain Underpants Book O' Fun

    This is a bumper activity book bursting with the most disgusting jokes, perilous puzzles, and the all-time silliest thin... More

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    Wacky Word Wedgies and Flushable Fill-ins (Captain Underpants Movie)

    Want to create your own Captain Underpants adventures, just like George and Harold? Then pick up a pencil and get ... More

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    3D Guide to Creating Heroes and Villains

    Watch Captain Underpants spring to life in this cool 3-D book! This awesome fold-out guidebook comes with... More

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    Official Handbook (Captain Underpants Movie)

    An official, full-colour guide to the Captain Underpants movie! Meet George and Harold, two fun-loving best ... More

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    The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby

    George Beard and Harold Hutchins are two amazing kids. Not only did they create Captain Underpants, but they've saved th... More

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    Super Diaper Baby 2 The Invasion of the Potty Snatchers

    The paperback edition of this phenomenally successful book by Dav Pilkey, the creator of the bestselling CAPTAIN U... More

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    Captain Underpants Annual 2016

    A fantastic full colour annual bursting with jokes, perilous puzzles, and the all-time silliest things to do EVER! Find ... More

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    Three More Wedgie-powered Adventures in One

    This is one bumper book with three times the wedgie power! This is a bind-up of three best-selling titles featuring ever... More

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    The Tra-la-laa-mendous Captain Underpants Collection

    Stock up on laffs, evil, horror and high adventure - in the name of all that is pre-shrunk and cottony. Complete w... More

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    Captain Underpants: Three More Wedgie-Powered Adventures in One (Books 4-6)

    One bumper book with three times the wedgie power! Bind-up of three best-selling titles featuring everyone's favou... More

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    Captain Underpants: Three Outstandingly Outrageous Outings in One (Books 7-9)

    One bumper book with three times the wedgie power! Bind-up of three best-selling titles featuring everyone's favou... More

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