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Captain Underpants Author Hosts Free Virtual Drawing Classes

Learn to Draw With Captain Underpants Author Dav Pilkey in His Free Online Sessions

New Dav Pilkey Series

Dav Pilkey, the children’s author and illustrator behind award-winning and worldwide bestselling book series including Dog Man and Captain Underpants, is collaborating with the Library of Congress to serve children and families online during the coronavirus pandemic. Dav Pilkey at Home will feature new video content created by Pilkey himself on Friday mornings at 8 a.m. ET on social media channels and the websites of the Library and Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company. MORE DETAILS: https://www.loc.gov/item/prn-20-026/?loclr=fbloc

Posted by The Library of Congress on Monday, March 30, 2020

Dav Pilkey, the celebrated author behind both the Dog Man and Captain Underpants book series, is doing his part to help keep kids who are learning from home occupied and feeling creative. The Library of Congress announced on March 30 that Dav will be hosting mini drawing lessons every Friday at 8 a.m. ET on the Library of Congress and Scholastic websites and social media accounts beginning April 3.

According to a press release, children will be able to partake in drawing demonstrations and read-alouds and will also have access to other online educational resources provided by the Library of Congress beginning April 1. Additionally, select videos, downloadable activities, and conversations with the author about books and creativity will be released periodically throughout the upcoming weeks.

Grab a notebook and a few pens, and be sure to tune in at 8 a.m. ET on Friday, April 3, for some hands-on learning. And if you're looking for other ways to keep kids busy, check out Mo Willems's virtual "Lunch Doodles" series or these YouTube videos that help to get kids moving.

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