Dav Pilkey Quotes & Sayings

13 most famous Dav Pilkey quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He's a 51 year old American author born on Mar 4, 1966.

“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.”
“I created 'Captain Underpants' when I was in the second grade. I was constantly getting in trouble for being the class clown, so my teacher sent me out into the hallway to punish me. It was there in the hall that I began drawing 'Captain Underpants'. Soon I was making my own comic books about him.”
Dav Pilkey Quotes
“These 'mistakes' occur in my books for a reason. I have an agenda: I'm secretly trying to inspire kids to create their own stories and comics, and I don't want them to feel stifled by 'perfectionism.'”
Dav Pilkey Quotes
“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.”
Dav Pilkey Quotes
“Once I have the story in my head, I write it down. The illustrations usually come last.”
Dav Pilkey Quotes
“Grown-ups do a lot of complaining!”
“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.”
Dav Pilkey Quotes
“I had a lot of reading problems growing up.”
Dav Pilkey Quotes
“I think every character I've ever come up with has been based on someone or something I've known.”
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“I think my funny books are my favorites because I like to laugh so much.”

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