glennmagusharvey said:Captain Underpants
Princess Alice said: glennmagusharvey said:Captain Underpants
When I was a kid, the adults in my life always thought it was weird that I liked those books, because I'm not into toilet humor, and they assumed that was all there is to it, but like...those books are full of a lot of meta-humor and social commentary that even little kids can understand, with a definite anti-authoritarian leaning. Dav Pilkey uses the toilet humor to interact with his audience on their level, but he simultaneously manages to avoid talking down to them, and sympathizes with them for feeling they've been talked down to.
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