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Dav Pilkey by Kelli Lynn Hicks, Michael Byers

Discover how Dav Pilkey became a bestselling children's author! Did you know Dav Pilkey created his Captain Underpants character while sitting in his elementary school's hallway? Explore the life and career of one of today's most popular and cherished children's authors. Full of fact-packed sidebars and direct quotes, this eye-opening biography showcases the influences, talents, and creativity that helped Pilkey rise to the top of bestsellers lists.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781476534367
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 07/01/2013
Series: First Facts: Your Favorite Authors Series
Pages: 24
Sales rank: 1,181,513
Product dimensions: 8.13(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.06(d)
Lexile: 710L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 8 Years

About the Author

Michael Byers uses his optimistic and whimsical attitude to create fun, dynamic, and emotionally driven illustrations. His line work is deliberate and full of energy achieving an instant organic feel to his images. Michael loves a great cup of coffee, listening to great music, and watching stand up comedy. He lives in lovely Hamilton, Ontario, Canada with his wife and two cats. When he's not doing illustrations you can find him drawing.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 A Great Start 4

Chapter 2 A Challenging Childhood 6

Chapter 3 Successful Series 12

Chapter 4 Dav's Secret 20

Timeline 22

Glossary 23

Head More 24

Internet Sites 24

Index 24

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