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By Nicki Richesin, The Children’s Book Review
Published: August 28, 2012

David Levithan.
Photo credit: Jake Hamilton.

Happy Pub Day to David Levithan! His ingenious new novel Every Day comes out today, so you can run and get your copy pronto. David is the immensely imaginative and talented author of many bestselling novels including most recently Every You, Every Me; The Lover’s Dictionary; Will Grayson, Will Grayson (with John Green); Love is the Higher Law; and Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares (with Rachel Cohn). When he isn’t writing his amazing books, David works as an Executive Editor at Scholastic. Without further ado, my interview with the great man …

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“Everyone poops—yes, it’s true—from aardvarks to the humped zebu.”

Artie Bennett, author of the award-winning and much-acclaimed The Butt Book, delivers the inside scoop on every type and use of poop in his “number two,” spanking-new picture book. In hilarious verses, with eye-popping illustrations, Poopendous! relates the many, often remarkable uses of poop throughout the world while paying homage to its prolific producers, from cats to bats to wombats! Virtuoso illustrator Mike Moran gives us a Noah’s Ark of animals doing their less-than-solemn doody. So pick up your pooper-scooper and come along for a riotously rib-tickling ride. You just may agree that poop is truly quite . . .  poopendous!