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Scieszka, Jon

Overview
Works: 419 works in 1,580 publications in 10 languages and 144,741 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Miscellanea  Poetry  History  Fairy tales  Humorous fiction  Fables  Humor  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Narrator, crt, Author of introduction, Interviewer, Other
Classifications: PZ8.S3134, E
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Jon Scieszka
Publications by Jon Scieszka
Most widely held works by Jon Scieszka
The true story of the 3 little pigs by Jon Scieszka( Book )
107 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 7,486 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 )
64 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 5,542 libraries worldwide
Madcap revisions of familiar fairy tales
Science verse by Jon Scieszka( Book )
21 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 4,472 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 4,302 libraries worldwide
Although Cowboy and Octopus have different opinions about beans and knock-knock jokes, their friendship endures
Math curse by Jon Scieszka( Book )
30 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 4,055 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 )
35 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 3,803 libraries worldwide
Joe receives a magic book for his birthday present from his uncle. Joe, Fred, and Sam are transported to a time when evil knights, fire-breathing dragons, and vile-smelling giants roamed the land
The frog prince, continued by Jon Scieszka( Book )
38 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and Portuguese and held by 3,636 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 )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 3,276 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
Marco? Polo! by Jon Scieszka( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 3,077 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
The not-so-jolly-Roger by Jon Scieszka( Book )
36 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 3,050 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
Squids will be squids : fresh morals, beastly fables by Jon Scieszka( Book )
26 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 2,906 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 )
24 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 2,822 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 )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 2,785 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 )
23 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 2,695 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 2,639 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
Smash! Crash! by Jon Scieszka( Book )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 2,525 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?
2095 by Jon Scieszka( Book )
28 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 2,524 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
See you later, gladiator by Jon Scieszka( Book )
38 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,505 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 )
31 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 2,460 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
Baloney, Henry P. by Jon Scieszka( Book )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 2,381 libraries worldwide
A transmission received from outer space in a combination of different Earth languages tells of an alien schoolboy's fantastic excuse for being late to school again
 
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Alternative Names
Jon Scieszka Amerikaans schrijver
Jon Scieszka children's writer and reading advocate from the United States
Scieszka, John 1954-
שסקה, ג׳ון
שסקה, ג'ון
셰스카, 존 1954-
シェスカ, ジョン
Languages
English (499)
French (33)
Spanish (33)
Chinese (15)
Portuguese (7)
German (2)
Turkish (2)
Japanese (1)
Italian (1)
Hebrew (1)
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