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Move over, Captain Underpants! There's a tiny new superhero in town. Undaunted by Principal Krupp's insistence that their essay assignment on good citizenship not be another comic book about the briefs-clad warrior, fourth graders George and Harold decide to invent a new superhero. Super Diaper Baby is born! It's up to our fearless infant hero to save the planet from diabolical Deputy Doo-Doo and his reluctantly evil pooch, Danger Dog ("I'm not really evil. I'm just in it for the kibbles."). Several robotic battles, intergalactic digressions, and "flip-o-ramas" later, Super Diaper Baby has done his duty, and George and Harold are in trouble yet again with their principal. Still, it was worth it, as any fan of Dav Pilkey's lowbrow, scatologically inclined "epic novels" (The Adventures of Captain Underpants, Captain Underpants and the Wrath of the Wicked Wedgie Woman, etc.) will attest. George and Harold's spelling is atrocious, their humor is straight off the grade school playground, and kids love every page of it. (Ages 8 to 12) --Emilie Coulter
When the principal discovers incorrigible fourth graders George and Harold in the gym, running over ketchup packets with their skateboards, he punishes them with the assignment of writing a 100-page essay on good citizenship and cautions them against turning in another comic book about Captain Underpants. No problemo for this creative duo, who instead invent another slightly younger "super hero." The madcap misadventures of this diapered daredevil possess all the kid-tickling silliness that fans of his underwear-clad predecessor apparently can't get enough of plus ample doses of bathroom humor. When the doctor gives him "the spank of life" at birth, he slaps the newborn too hard and the infant goes flying out the hospital window, landing in a container of "super power juice" that evil Deputy Dangerous has zapped from Captain Underpants. Then, trying to retrieve the powers from Baby, the villain inadvertently turns himself into the "piece of poo" that was in the young hero's diaper. "Deputy Doo-Doo" then seeks revenge alas, to no avail, since in the end, his once-loyal pooch and Baby wrap him up mummy-like in (what else?) toilet paper. Visually similar to the Captain Underpants capers, Pilkey's latest is replete with misspellings, pleasingly bad puns and the "flip-o-rama" feature that slips some rudimentary animation into these preposterously good-humored pages. Novice graphic-novel creators will appreciate a concluding "How 2 Draw" section. Ages 7-10.
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A comic style book. My children are 5 & 7 and have no trouble reading this on their own.Published 2 months ago by Meredith Schreiter
This was just absolutely hilarious! I loved it! Set up as one of the comics that George and Harold are always writing it starts off with the two of them getting in trouble with Mr. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Nicola Mansfield
This book is riddled with spelling errors and misused words. I'm surprised the publisher sent it to print.Published 14 months ago by Amazon Customer
My daughter was very happy with the book and read it at least a couple of times. Arrived in a timely manner and was great value for my money.Published 24 months ago by Laura R Carter
This book is hilarious! This is a great book to read, and you can't put it down. I laugh everytime I read it. Read morePublished on June 30 2004
The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby is action-packed, funny ,and quirky. The character fight many foes such as the Robo Ant 2000 and Deputy Doo-Doo. Read morePublished on May 28 2004
I suggest this book for kids who like comedy. I think it's by Dav Pilkey but it says George & Harold. It's about a baby who becomes a hero by getting spanked. Read morePublished on April 29 2004
Another fun book for me and my 7 year old to read together, like Dav Pilkey's other books. I buy these books that my son will read, and reread for pure fun. Read morePublished on Dec 13 2003 by Dr. Kenneth T. Bastin MD