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Joined: Wed Aug 26, 2009 5:36 pm
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Mon Jan 06, 2014 6:23 pm
Jeff Kinney and Dav Pilkey
The author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid and the author of Captain Underpants are coming to Scholastic for a webcast together! It's meant for teachers in the classroom, but if you will be home that day, come back to this thread on Wednesday January 15 from 1-2 pm Eastern Time. We will be live-blogging the event. AND we will give you details on how to enter for a chance to win a signed, framed comic by both of these authors!
Come back on January 15th for wimpy, silly fun.
Sonja, STACKS Staffer



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Thu Jan 09, 2014 5:32 pm
Very cool!



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Joined: Tue Jun 19, 2012 2:14 pm
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Wed Jan 15, 2014 4:04 pm
So excited. I can't wait!



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Wed Jan 15, 2014 4:49 pm
I signed up for the webcast and have no received a reminder or link, how do I watch it?



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Wed Jan 15, 2014 5:47 pm
Hi Guest,
Only teachers and other adults can register for the webcast. This chat is for kids!
Sonja, STACKS Staffer



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Wed Jan 15, 2014 5:58 pm
Hey everyone! The webcast has just begun. Stay tuned as we keep you updated on all the cool happenings!



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Wed Jan 15, 2014 6:04 pm
Hi, I'm at the chat and it is going so fast! I'll try to keep up with the highlights. First question is about when they started drawing.
JK started drawing when he was a kid. Teachers asked him to stop doodling in class!
DP started writing comics in 2nd grade!



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Wed Jan 15, 2014 6:07 pm
How do you start writing a new story or drawing?
JK: When he starts a new book, he sits with a blanket over his head and thinks of jokes first. Then he writes the story.
DP: Always does his drawings in pencil first and then goes over it with marker and writes the story.



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Wed Jan 15, 2014 6:12 pm
The first challenge for the 2 authors is drawing with their eyes closed.
DP can totally draw Captain Underpants with his eyes closed!
Jk drawing Greg with his eyes closed is a disaster! Not good at all!



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Wed Jan 15, 2014 6:19 pm
Setting: on a banana that floats in the space that also happens to be a zoo. Molly and Cocoa Puff are inside the banana/zoo. CRAZY!



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Wed Jan 15, 2014 6:20 pm
JK and DP are creating an absolutely insave story based on ideas from the audience.



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Wed Jan 15, 2014 6:22 pm
The next thing the story needs is a conflict. What is she feeling? Molly is unhappy even though she is in space feeding bacon to animals. But she never wanted to go to space and she is stuck on a floating banana. She is afraid. “What if an alien hits my banana?” “She feels like she wants to scream.” “She’s mad because she is giving up her bacon.” She really wishes she was a superhero fighting crime on earth.



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Wed Jan 15, 2014 6:23 pm
And, oh no! A freaky weird looking princess alien is coming to eat Molly and Cocoa Puff!



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Wed Jan 15, 2014 6:24 pm
[Our characters, who were invented by the audience, are Cocoa Puff (who is part-flying monkey), and Molly (a girl who walks upside down and loves bacon)!]



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Wed Jan 15, 2014 6:25 pm
Now it's up to YOU to finish the story! you can download the story panels and find out how to enter the Story Smashup Contest here.



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Wed Jan 15, 2014 6:27 pm
Good luck! I hope you enjoyed the webchat with Dav Pilkey and Jeff Kinney. Bye!



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Mon May 19, 2014 5:55 pm
I like love his books because they are so funny and cool .. ..I love the movies to they are so awesome##&$$



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Tue Jun 17, 2014 7:42 pm

i would like to but i dont know how to get into it

 




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