Synopses & Reviews
Ten stories guaranteed to delight, amuse, and possibly make you spit your milk in your friend's face, from the following esteemed writers:
Christopher Paul Curtis
Kate DiCamillo & Jon Scieszka
Future volumes will cover such genres as nonfiction, science fiction, mystery, and sports. If theyre as good as this one, boys--and girls--are in for a treat. Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Utterly dude worthy. Kirkus
Funny Business, sets the bar high....Will have readers laughing as they turn the pages. Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)
A must-have collection for the boys in your libraryand while youre at it, get a copy for the girls, too! Booklist (starred review)
From some of the biggest names in children's books, including Mac Barnett, Adam Rex, and David Yoo, comes a sidesplitting collection of short stories--the first in a new series of books from Scieszka's Guys Read library.
About the Author
Jon Scieszka has been writing books for children since he took time off from his career as a teacher. He wanted to create books that boys would enjoy by enticing them with witty humor. He is the author of the crazy best-selling picture books The True Story of the Three Little Pigsand The Stinky Cheese Man. He has received several honors, including mentions on the ALA Notable Book and Publishers WeeklyBest Children's Book lists, the Children's Choice Award, and the Caldecott Honor Medal. His original trade chapter book series, the Time Warp Trio, has sold over two million copies. Born in Flint, Michigan, Jon now lives in Brooklyn with his wife and two children.