Captain Underpants and the Preposterous Plight of the Purple Potty People

Captain Underpants and the Preposterous Plight of the Purple Potty People

The Eighth Epic Novel

eBook - 2006
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Harold and George's time-traveling Purple Potty lands them in an alternate universe where everything seems delightful, but evil lurks just beneath the surface, and leads to a battle between Captain Underpants and his own evil twin.

Have George and Harold completely lost their minds? Their time-traveling Purple Potty has landed them in a crazy place where the teachers are always nice, the cafeteria serves delicious food, and the school principal, Mr. Krupp, actually thinks they're funny. Something is very, very wrong -- and it gets even WRONGER when the boys' pet pterodactyl, Crackers, and Sulu the Bionic Hamster are kidnapped by George and Harold's evil-twin look-alikes. Now George and Harold must face their cleverest enemies yet: THEMSELVES! Could this be another job for the amazing Captain Underpants?
Tra-la-laaa!! The NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY bestselling Captain Underpants series is now available in ebook edition, featuring Flip-E-Rama, bonus content, and more!

Publisher: New York : Scholastic, c2006
ISBN: 9780545627986
Characteristics: 1 online resource (172 p.) : ill
Alternative Title: Axis 360 eBooks


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Jul 25, 2019

I love this! tra-la-laa!

Feb 24, 2019

Lol this is soo funny haha😂😂😂😂😂

Nov 25, 2017

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Sep 07, 2015

Dav Pilkey has something big with his Captain Underpants series. Starting in 1997, 18 years later the books are still going strong. However, the 8th book in the series, Captain Underpants and the Preposterous Plight of the Purple Potty People, has something different about it. For one, it was the last book by Dav before suffering Writer’s Block, resulting in a hiatus for the series for 6 years. But even with underlying themes and problems, this book is still a great addition to the series, proving that Dav doesn’t run out of ideas for his books.
The book starts where the last one left off; The 2 main characters, George Beard and Harold Hutchins, have befriended a bionic hamster named Sulu and a pterodactyl named Crackers. However, due to events in the previous book, George, Harold, Sulu and Crackers are stuck in an alternate reality in which everything is opposite to their reality. For example, the school’s smartest kid Melvin Sneedly struggles to read, the villains from the previous books are now good, and the school is welcoming and fun. This is all contrary to their own reality, in which the school is a miserable cesspool filled with bullies, idiocy and overall resentment towards imagination. The problem begins when George and Harold encounter the evil Captain Underpants (Captain Blunderpants), as well as evil versions of themselves.
What makes this book so great is exactly what makes the rest of the Captain Underpants books great. From start to finish, Dav makes sure to innovate and keep readers interested. Exploring the idea of an alternate reality is something most children’s books keep away from doing due to the surplus of information and head-wrapping needed to fully grasp a multiverse. While this was likely not Mr. Pilkey’s intention, this isn’t the only time Pilkey has referenced science in his books.
Another welcome quality of the novel is the overall interesting alternate reality plot, the lack of oversaturating the same jokes, and the constant breaking of the 4th wall by George and Harold. Both George and Harold are well aware of their existence inside a book and make it known, which is bound to make children and adults chuckle.
Captain Underpants and the Preposterous Plight of the Purple Potty People was the last anybody saw of Captain Underpants for 6 years. But Pilkey’s consistent work has shown to hang with the test of time, as even today, this book is considered a great one. The beauty of the Captain Underpants books is that even with toilet humor, children’s jokes and the setting being an elementary school, the series can be enjoyed by anybody. The 7th book in the series is concrete proof of just that.

Aug 20, 2015

Awesome book and really funny

Aug 01, 2015

Hey yo dude this book is AWESOME!

xwh Nov 10, 2013

sssssssssssoooooooooo gggggggooooooooooddddddd

Oct 19, 2013

I put a hole on the captain underpants

master_of_disater Aug 09, 2011

heheheh! read them all! very funny

Oct 18, 2010


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