Dave Pilkey

Dave Pilkey - Juvenile Fiction
One time island resident Dave Pilkey is known throughout the country as 'Captain Underpants'.  His two children's series Captain Underpants and Ricky Ricotta are a must read for boys.  Pilkey, a Caldecott award-winning author and illustrator of more than 40 books for children, is "considered one of the most popular contemporary authors for readers in elementary school... He underscores his works -- even at their most outrageous -- with a philosophy that emphasizes friendship, tolerance, and generosity and celebrates the triumph of the good-hearted" (The Educational Book & Media Association).  For more information on Dav Pilkey go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dav_Pilkey or http://www.pilkey.com/.