Not so long ago, George and Harold created the greatest superhero in the history of their school - and brought him to life by mistake! He is Captain Underpants, and his true identity is so secret, even HE doesn't know who he is! But that was only the start...Now the boys have accidentally created a whole army of evil, vicious talking toilets ...
Not so long ago, George and Harold created the greatest superhero in the history of their school - and brought him to life by mistake! He is Captain Underpants, and his true identity is so secret, even HE doesn't know who he is! But that was only the start...Now the boys have accidentally created a whole army of evil, vicious talking toilets intent on taking over the world!!! Someone needs to flush them out - and it's DEFINITELY a job for the world's ONLY superhero with WEDGIE POWER!
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These series has been the ONLY thing that gets her reading. So I am thrilled- She enjoys reading the about the characters- even though some of the words at times are difficult she tries them and that says plenty- !
May 22, 2008
Lots of action
The following is a review written by one of my 6th grade students: It is so funny, exciting and has lots of action. My favorite part is when all the toilets ate the teachers. I wish they would have come in and invaded the school. The flip-o-rama is so funny, but it is so loud. I think they should have had more longer chapters. In conclusion, the book is really good and you should make more.
Publishers Weekly, 1999-02-01 In this worthy sequel to The Adventures of Captain Underpants, Pilkey maintains the original's satiric, self-referential formula as he revisits fourth-grade pranksters Harold and George, along with their school principal and principle nemesis, Mr. Krupp (aka superhero Captain Underpants). Trouble begins when Harold and George sabotage a science fair and are punished with "The Invention Convention Detention." Bored, the boys collaborate on a comic book about Talking Toilets. To their surprise, the Toilets come to life and Mr. Krupp's alter ego is called into service. Worst of all, even the brave Captain Underpants may be no match for the Toilets' leader, "nearly a ton of twisting steel and raging porcelain" known as the TT 2000. Pilkey illustrates in uncomplicated black-and-white line drawings with washes of gray, and offers "Flip-O-RamaTM," which requires turning a page back and forth for low-low-budget animation ("Don't forget to add your own sound-effects!"). He promises "extremely graphic violence" in scenes of "a giant toilet getting its shiny hiney kicked," ridicules teachers named "Ms. Ribble" and "Miss Anthrope" and decides that the story just wouldn't be complete without "upchucking." Bart Simpson could learn a few things from the subversively hilarious Harold and George, who consider inventing a robot urinal ("The Urinator"), then decide, "They'll never let us get away with that in a children's book. We're skating on thin ice as it is!" Ages 7-10. (Feb.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved
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