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It all starts with a train rushing through the night? Well, actually, it starts when Jon Scieszka, former National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, writes a cliff-hanger episode and passes it on to the next member of a cast of celebrated writers and illustrators, who continues the story and passes it on. and what happens between episodes one and twenty-seven? Think werewolves and mad scientists, a talking pig, plenty of explosions, a blue Star Wars lunchbox, two meatballs, a whole army of villains and varmints, and one just plain bad egg. Not to mention our heroes, eleven-year-old twins Nancy and Joe, raised in a circus, who must find the pieces of a Top-Secret Robot in order to rescue their parents before?tick, tick, tick A collaboration between the National Children's Book and Literacy Alliance and the Library of Congress's Center for the Book, The Exquisite Corpse Adventure originated as a national literacy project for young people and helped launch the READ.gov website. With exquisite contributions by: M. T. Anderson, Natalie Babbitt, Calef Brown, Susan Cooper, Kate DiCamillo, Chris Van Dusen, Timothy Basil Ering, Jack Gantos, Nikki Grimes, Shannon Hale, Steven Kellogg, Gregory Maguire, Megan McDonald, Patricia and Fredrick McKissack, Linda Sue Park, Katherine Paterson (National Ambassador for Young People's Literature), James Ransome, Jon Scieszka (former National Ambassador for Young People's Literature), Lemony Snickett.

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It all begins with a train rushing through the night. On board, twins Joe and Nancy begin a quest to rescue their parents. Along the way, they will encounter mad scientists, a talking pig, creatures from another dimension, several bad knock-knock jokes, plenty of explosions, a whole army of villains and varmints, and shape-shifting Eggy-Things. Figuring out who is friend and who is foe is the least of the twins? problems as they piece together the body parts of a Top-Secret Robot who, when complete, will help to reunite their family.A collaboration between the National Children's Book and Literacy Alliance and the Library of Congress's Center for the Book, the hilarious Exquisite Corpse Adventure originated as a national literacy project for young people to help launch the READ.gov website.

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ISBN:
9781455820405
Author:
Anderson, M. T.
Publisher:
Candlewick on Brilliance Audio
Author:
National Children's Book and Literacy Al
Subject:
Children s-Adventure Stories
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Publication Date:
20110831
Binding:
MP3 CD
Language:
English

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"Synopsis" by , It all begins with a train rushing through the night. On board, twins Joe and Nancy begin a quest to rescue their parents. Along the way, they will encounter mad scientists, a talking pig, creatures from another dimension, several bad knock-knock jokes, plenty of explosions, a whole army of villains and varmints, and shape-shifting Eggy-Things. Figuring out who is friend and who is foe is the least of the twins? problems as they piece together the body parts of a Top-Secret Robot who, when complete, will help to reunite their family.A collaboration between the National Children's Book and Literacy Alliance and the Library of Congress's Center for the Book, the hilarious Exquisite Corpse Adventure originated as a national literacy project for young people to help launch the READ.gov website.
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