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Paperback Adventures of Captain Underpants Book

ISBN: 0439014573

ISBN13: 9780439014571

Adventures of Captain Underpants

(Book #1 in the Captain Underpants Series)

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Book Overview

This description may be from another edition of this product. George and Harold, two bored 4th graders, create a comic that transforms their principal into a wedgie-powered superhero. In the first epic, Principal Krupp tries to foil the pranksters' plans, but...

Customer Reviews

6 ratings


Ordered a book in Like New condition, received a book that was in Acceptable condition. All the corner were torn and bent, writing inside the book. Last time I bought a new book it definitely didn't look like it had been to h*ll and back. Not even other books I have bought that were very much used looked like this one does. Very disappointed.

Teacher's Grade: A+

In my dozen years of teaching 2nd grade, there has never been a better book for motivating reluctant boy readers to read than this one. Pilkey's humorous story and illustrations compel the reluctant readers to keep going, and turn the page to see what happens next. The story is delightfully zany and full of humor that is geared for kids. The great thing about Pilkey's writing is that there's also humor geared toward adults that the kids won't have any idea is there! This is terrific to read-aloud to kids, or to have them read in small-group reading settings. A winner!

A pretty good book

This was a pretty good book.This book is mainly about the first time Captain Underpants was brought to life.Mr.krupp was hypnotized by George and Harold.What I liked about this book is the part when Captain Underpants shot the bad guy with his underpants.The part I did not realy like was the way Mr.krupp turns to Captain Underpants.

the Amazing Flip-O-Rama...

I laughed aloud at the "Amazing Flip-O_Rama" pages. For those of you who don't know, "Flip-O-Rama" is "the cheesy animation technique that lets you animate the action yourself". Don't forget to add your own sound effects. In fact, you'll be laughing so hard you might have trouble with the sound effects, but who cares! This is THE book if you have kids who aren't really into reading. Everybody who sees it at my work (I work in a library) has to pick it up and look at it--and before they know it, they are laughing out loud. Read the others too (read the fourth one, about Evil Professor Poopypants, and you'll be changing your name!).


My son is a typical 8 year old boy. Passing gas is the hit of his life. Up with recess! Down with studies! How can you get through to a kid like this? Let alone get him to want to read?ANSWER: Buy and read THE ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS!!!!! Just with that name and the cover picture alone, I knew he would be interested. But I never expected him to read it COVER TO COVER, BY HIMSELF, THREE TIMES, IN THE FIRST SITTING!!!!I took this book with me to my son's gymnastics team practice to praise it up and down to the parents of the boys on his team (quite a few were reluctant readers too). Some parents raised an eyebrow, but as the book made the rounds, and even the toughest to please kid shouted, "GET ME THIS BOOK!!" all the parents were convinced.My son is now an excellent reader who has moved on to great books, but he returns to Captain Underpants regularly, and I still hear him giggling to his friends, "HAVE I GOT A BOOK FOR YOU!!"

This book is awesome and incredibly funny

I just finished reading this to my 3 sons, ages 4, 6, and 8 and the four of us couldn't stop laughing. It's a wonderfully silly story. Even the flip pages were really well done. (I expected them to be lame.) As soon as the boys heard that there was another adventure of Captain Underpants on the way, I was entreated to get it. Definitely. I bought this book because the title was different and because we've read all of the Dragon books and Hallo-weiner and loved them all. We were NOT disappointed.

The Adventures of Captain Underpants Mentions in Our Blog

The Adventures of Captain Underpants in Kids Rule the Page and the Screen This Summer
Kids Rule the Page and the Screen This Summer
Published by Devin B. • May 19, 2017
The summer film season is kicking off with not one but two children’s book adaptations hitting the big screen! First up, Diary of Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul just premiered May 19, the fourth film based on the smash hit Diary of a Wimpy Kid book series by Jeff Kinney. Coming June 2nd, Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie will be released, based on The First Epic Novel in the Captain Underpants series by Dav Pilkey. For fans of these blockbusters, we’ve pulled together our list of related book series to fill your summer reading lists.
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