Summer Reading B2G1 Free
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Original Essays | July 15, 2015

    Frank Wilczek: IMG You Are... Who?



    Writing a book is an unnatural act of communication. Speaking to a person, or even to an audience, is an interaction. Very different styles are... Continue »
    1. $20.97 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$16.99
New Hardcover
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
5 Local Warehouse Children's- General
25 Remote Warehouse Children's- General

Guys Read #01: Funny Business

by

Guys Read #01: Funny Business Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Its here: Volume One of the official Guys Read Library. Jon Scieszkas Guys Read initiative was founded on a simple premise: that young guys enjoy reading most when they have reading they can enjoy. And out of this comes a series that aims to give them just that. Ten books, arranged by theme, featuring the best of the best where writing for kids is concerned. Each book is a collection of original short stories, but these arent your typical anthologies—each book is edgy, inventive, visual, and one-of-a-kind, featuring a different theme for guys to get excited about.

Funny Business is based around the theme of—what else?—humor, and if youre familiar with Jon and Guys Read, you already know what youre in store for: ten hilarious stories from some of the funniest writers around. Before youre through, youll meet a teenage mummy; a kid desperate to take a dip in the worlds largest pool of chocolate milk; a homicidal turkey; parents who hand over their sons room to a biker; the only kid in his middle school who hasnt turned into a vampire, wizard, or superhero; and more. And the contributor list includes bestselling author, award winners, and fresh new talent alike: Mac Barnett, Eoin Colfer, Christopher Paul Curtis, Kate DiCamillo (writing with Jon Scieszka), Paul Feig, Jack Gantos, Jeff Kinney, David Lubar, Adam Rex, and David Yoo.

Guys Read is all about turning young readers into lifelong ones—and with this book, and each subsequent installment in the series, we aim to leave no guy unturned.

Synopsis:

A collection of humorous stories featuring a teenaged mummy, a homicidal turkey, and the world's largest pool of chocolate milk.

About the Author

Jon Scieszka is the author of some of the best-known and funniest books for children, including The True Story of the Three Little Pigs, the Time Warp Trio chapter book series, the Caldecott Honor Book The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales, and the Trucktown series. His latest books include Robot Zot!, illustrated by David Shannon, and the SPHDZ series. In 2007, Jon was named the first National Ambassador for Children’s Literature by the Library of Congress. He grew up with five brothers in Flint, Michigan, and now lives with his family in Brooklyn, New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061963742
Author:
Barnett, Mac
Publisher:
Walden Pond Press
Author:
DiCamillo, Kate
Author:
Gantos, Jack
Author:
Feig, Paul
Author:
Scieszka, Jon
Author:
Yoo, David
Author:
Curtis, Christopher Paul
Author:
Rex, Adam
Author:
Colfer, Eoin
Subject:
Boys / Men
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
General Humor
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Guys Read
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
20100931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 3 to 7
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
10 x 8 in 27.20 oz
Age Level:
08-12

Related Subjects

Children's » General
Children's » Humor
Young Adult » Fiction » Short Stories

Guys Read #01: Funny Business New Hardcover
0 stars - 0 reviews
$16.99 In Stock
Product details 288 pages Walden Pond Press - English 9780061963742 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A collection of humorous stories featuring a teenaged mummy, a homicidal turkey, and the world's largest pool of chocolate milk.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.