Dav Pilkey Quotes

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  • Once I have the story in my head, I write it down. The illustrations usually come last.

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  • Most kids are smarter than most grown-ups. Kids see the world in black and white... They look through all the garbage and see a world run by fools and dullards and lazy people. And there's nothing they can do about it because they have no power.

    Biography/Personal Quotes, www.imdb.com.
  • Encourage kids to be creative without worrying about being perfect.

    Kids   Perfect   Worry  
  • I think my funny books are my favorites because I like to laugh so much.

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  • My books are just pure escapism for kids.

    Book   Kids   Escapism  
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  • My goal with The Adventures of Captain Underpants was to invent a style which was almost identical to that of a picture book - in a novel format. So I wrote incredibly short chapters and tried to fill each page with more pictures than words. I wanted to create a book that kids who don't like to read would want to read.

    Book   Adventure   Kids  
  • Try to remember that being unsuccessful in school doesn't automatically mean you'll be unsuccessful in life. Lots of people who didn't excel in school still went on to have successful lives.

    Success   School   Mean  
  • My reading preferences are kind of all over the board - I read nonfiction, I read graphic novels.

    "Dav Pilkey on 'Dog Man,' Mind-Blowing Graphic Novels, and More". Interview with Seira Wilson, www.amazonbookreview.com. September 20, 2016.
  • A book without potty humor is like a banana split without hot fudge. It can still be good, I suppose, but you kinda get the feeling that something is missing.

    Book   Missing   Feelings  
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  • I had a lot of reading problems growing up.

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  • It used to take me forever to read and comprehend stuff, so I decided not to make the 'Captain Underpants' books too challenging. Don't get me wrong - the humor and ideas are often sophisticated - but the books aren't hard to read. I wanted kids who hate reading to find these books irresistible.

    Hate   Reading   Book  
    "Biography / Personal Quotes". www.imdb.com.
  • Having a sense of fun in books is a huge, huge deal, because a lot of times kids - even me when I got to third or fourth grade - don't associate reading with fun.

    Fun   Book   Reading  
    "Dav Pilkey on 'Dog Man,' Mind-Blowing Graphic Novels, and More". Interview with Seira Wilson, www.amazonbookreview.com. September 20, 2016.
  • I think if you can show a kid that reading can actually be fun, it can make you laugh, inspire imagination - that can make a huge difference, that can help a child who's struggling with reading to really look at it differently.

    Fun   Children   Struggle  
    "Dav Pilkey on 'Dog Man,' Mind-Blowing Graphic Novels, and More". Interview with Seira Wilson, www.amazonbookreview.com. September 20, 2016.
  • Grown-ups do a lot of complaining!

    "Biography/ Personal Quotes". www.imdb.com.
  • My freshman English professor at Kent State University in 1984 told me I was a good writer, and she loved all the silly pictures I drew in my notebook. She said I should try writing children's books, and so I did.

    "Biography/ Personal Quotes". www.imdb.com.
  • Nothing prevents boredom like a good book.

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