Dog Man, the #1 New York Times bestselling series with more than 13 million copies in print worldwide and the most popular book in the West.
On November 15, the 1st day of China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair, Dave Pilkey, a famous American children's literature writer, cartoonist, illustrator, and winner of Randolph Caldecott Medal, had a new book signing meeting with our students in the auditorium of SHSID primary section. This activity was jointly organized by SHSID primary section, SHSID Library and Scholastic.
Dog Man is latest creation of comic artist Dave Pilkey after Captain Underpants. Cute cartoon characters, wonderful and funny stories are loved by children. The kids who are fascinated by Dog Man will read stories to their cats and dogs at home. This brave dog not only brings joy to the children, but also touch elder readers with his courage and wisdom.
At the scene, Dave Pilkey and the students of primary school communicated face to face, sharing his personal experience and demonstrating the painting process of Dog Man and let students get to know more about the characters and works. The students wore the masks of Dog Man and played with Cosplayer. In the end, students waited one by one for the signatures and took photos with the author. Dave and his wife were also surprised to receive the special gifts which carefully prepared by SHSID.
Through this activity, students were deeply attracted by the background story of Dog Man. Moreover, the story of how Dave Pilkey overcome dyslexia and ADHD, greatly aroused their interest in reading and creation.