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Knucklehead: Tall Tales and Almost True Stories of Growing Up Scieszkaby Jon Scieszka
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How did Jon Scieszka get so funny, anyway? Growing up as one of six brothers was a good start, but that was just the beginning. Throw in Catholic school, lots of comic books, lazy summers at the lake with time to kill, babysitting misadventures, TV shows, jokes told at family dinner, and the result is Knucklehead. Part memoir, part scrapbook, this hilarious trip down memory lane provides a unique glimpse into the formation of a creative mind and a free spirit.
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"[W]ill draw chuckles of amusement from middle-graders...and of recognition from their parents and grandparents." Kirkus Reviews
About the Author
This fast-paced, high-energy collection of short works features toda‛s most popular writers and illustrators writing about what it means to be a guy. Contributors include Chris Crutcher, Stephen King, Matt Groening, Daniel Pinkwater, Neil Gaiman, and many more. Includes an all-new foreword by Jon Scieszka and an excerpt from Knucklehead.
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