The Adventures of Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey

In a world full of internet, video games, endless movies and television, it can be difficult to ingrain the love of reading into our youth.  Growing up in the late 80’s and 90’s my generation had its share of distractions.  For me it was comic books that demanded my attention.  The events of Spider-Man, The…

Star Wars: Jedi Academy by Jeffrey Brown

Is it strange for an adult to secretly want to read a mid-grade book simply because of fandom?  Jedi Academy has been silently hiding in my list of books that I want to read for years.  The combination of the cute illustrations of classic Star Wars characters and the hilarious antidotes of books like Darth…

Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot by Dav Pilkey

Too long has it taken the Green Onion Blog to review the work of Dav Pilkey.  The author/illustrator of children’s literature is a staple in our household and millions of other homes.  Creator of the highly popular Captain Underpants series, its collection spin-offs, and a multitude of other kid favorites.  Rolling in at number 2 on Green…