publication date: Tuesday, August 8, 2017 (part of Summer 2017)

category: Literature

clue: He has written about stupid rabbits and dogs of varying sizes, but his biggest hit was about a superhero who forgot to wear a costume.

explanation: Pilkey wrote The Dumb Bunnies, Big Dog and Little Dog, and The Adventures of Captain Underpants. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Jesse King, and Elaine Beckland


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