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Scieszka, Jon

Overview
Works: 428 works in 1,397 publications in 12 languages and 138,671 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Miscellanea  Picture books  History  Humorous stories  Fables  Humor  Pictorial works  Fairy tales 
Roles: Author, Editor, Narrator, crt, Interviewer, Author of introduction
Classifications: PZ7.S41267, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jon Scieszka
The true story of the 3 little pigs by Jon Scieszka( Book )

85 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 7,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wolf gives his own outlandish version of what really happened when he tangled with the three little pigs
The Stinky Cheese Man and other fairly stupid tales by Jon Scieszka( Book )

60 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 5,535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madcap revisions of familiar fairy tales
Science verse by Jon Scieszka( Book )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 4,495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the teacher tells his class that they can hear the poetry of science in everything, a student is struck with a curse and begins hearing nothing but science verses that sound very much like some well-known poems
Cowboy & Octopus by Jon Scieszka( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 4,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Cowboy and Octopus have different opinions about beans and knock-knock jokes, their friendship endures
Math curse by Jon Scieszka( Book )

25 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 4,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the teacher tells her class that they can think of almost everything as a math problem, one student acquires a math anxiety which becomes a real curse. From the inventive team that brought you The Stinky Cheese Man, a tale of a girl in the relentless grip of math-mania. What if you think of everything as a math problem--and you spend your morning tabulating your teeth and calculating your corn flakes? You've got the math curse, that's what! Let Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith take you on an adventure to infinity and back. Full color
Knights of the kitchen table by Jon Scieszka( Book )

34 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Joe, Fred, and Sam are sent back in time by a magic book, they find themselves face-to-face with giants, dragons, wizards, and the Knights of the Round Table
The frog prince, continued by Jon Scieszka( Book )

37 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 3,614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the frog turns into a prince, he and the Princess do not live happily ever after and the Prince decides to look for a witch to help him remedy the situation
Guys write for guys read by Jon Scieszka( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 3,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There's something for every guy in this collection of stories, mini-memoirs, advice, poems, comics and drawings chosen by readers on the Guys Read web site
The not-so-jolly-Roger by Jon Scieszka( Book )

33 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 3,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once again, three friends are sent back in time by a magic book and they find themselves prisoners of the evil pirate Blackbeard
Marco? Polo! by Jon Scieszka( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 3,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Time Warp Trio find themselves in a desert in China, and in order to retrieve their magical book from the court of Kublai Khan, they must pose as astrologers and join the caravan of Marco Polo and his father
Squids will be squids : fresh morals, beastly fables by Jon Scieszka( Book )

25 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 2,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary fables with tongue-in-cheek morals address such topics as homework, curfews, and television commercials
The good, the bad, and the goofy by Jon Scieszka( Book )

27 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 2,873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Time Warp Trio find themselves in the Wild West of yesteryear, rubbing elbows with cowboys and Indians
Da wild, da crazy, da Vinci by Jon Scieszka( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 2,801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In their latest time travel adventure, Fred, Joe, and Sam da Brooklyn meet Leonardo da Vinci and try to avoid becoming toilet scrubbers in a sixteenth-century Italian army
Your mother was a Neanderthal by Jon Scieszka( Book )

40 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 2,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Time Warp Trio find themselves in the middle of an adventure in prehistoric times, where cave art is a form of graffiti and "rock" music takes on a whole new meaning
Summer reading is killing me! by Jon Scieszka( Book )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 2,659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the beginning of summer vacation Joe, Sam, and Fred find themselves trapped inside their summer reading list, involved in a battle between good and evil characters from well-known children's books
2095 by Jon Scieszka( Book )

25 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 2,552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on a field trip to New York's Museum of Natural History, Joe, Sam, and Fred travel one hundred years into the future, where they encounter robots, anti-gravity disks, and their own grandchildren
Smash! Crash! by Jon Scieszka( Book )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Hungarian and held by 2,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best friends Jack Truck and Dump Truck Dan love to smash things but sometimes their antics get them into trouble. One day they meet Wrecking Crane Rosie. Are Jack and Dan's smashing days over?
See you later, gladiator by Jon Scieszka( Book )

22 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe, Fred, and Sam demonstrate some of their favorite professional wrestling moves, including the "Time Warp Trio Blind Ninja Smackdown," when they're transported to ancient Rome and forced to fight as gladiators in the Colosseum
Tut, tut by Jon Scieszka( Book )

29 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 2,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe, Sam, and Fred are back, but who figured on Joe's sister Anna and her cat Cleo getting into the act. This time the trio are dodging crocodiles on the Nile, out-witting the evil high priest in tombs and temples, and searching for an escape route from the top-secret mummy-making chamber
It's all Greek to me by Jon Scieszka( Book )

19 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and Korean and held by 2,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As they are about to go on stage, Joe, Fred, and Sam are transported back to the time of Zeus and the other gods in Greek mythology, who, strangely enough, behave much as the characters in the trio's class play
 
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Jon Scieszka children's writer and reading advocate from the United States

שסקה, ג׳ון

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シェスカ, ジョン

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The Stinky Cheese Man and other fairly stupid talesScience verseCowboy & OctopusMath curseKnights of the kitchen tableThe frog prince, continuedGuys write for guys readThe not-so-jolly-Roger