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Subject: Dav Pilkey?
Date Posted: 2/12/2009 2:54 PM ET
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Anyone know where Dav Pilkey (author of Captain Underpants, Ricky Ricotta, etc) has disappeared to? Despite the fact that the titles have already been assigned to some of his future books, he hasn't actually released a new book since sometime in 2007. I actually was talking about this with a bookstore clerk today and no one seems to know what has happened to him. His official web site hasn't been updated in a couple of years either.

Date Posted: 2/13/2009 11:21 AM ET
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I see lots of references to May 29th, 2009 as the date the next book comes out. But Amazon has no record of it and I can't find an ISBN anywhere.

Wikipedia has a summary up for the next book"Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers", but I'm taking that with a  grain of salt

Date Posted: 2/22/2009 4:07 PM ET
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I haven't heard anything about him lately.  The strangest thing I did read a few years ago was that he was the boyfriend of Cynthia Rylant who writes so many great picture books as well as the series Henry and Mudge and Mr Putter and Tabby.  Can you imagine these two living together?  He seems so off-the-wall!

I will do some research  for you since I am a semi-retired children's librarian and have lots of public librarians I can ask.