Article Title

Dav Pilkey


Laura Dekle


Excellent, Primary, Intermediate, Authors, Biographies, Nonfiction

Document Type

Book Review


Did you know that Dav Pilkey wrote books under the pseudonym “Sue Denim”? This biography of the legendary author shares many interesting facts about Dav Pilkey’s personality, history, and works. Many readers will find his story relatable, as he has ADHD and created characters who do too. This book walks readers through Dav’s education and explains the vast differences in his elementary, high school, and college education, the challenges he faced in school, and a few of the jobs he held before becoming a published author. The book does a thorough job of speaking to all of Dav’s works, not just the Captain Underpants books for which he is most known.