Includes these fairly stupid tales: "Chicken Licken", "The Princess and the Bowling Ball", "The Really Ugly Duckling", "The Other Frog Prince", "Little Red Running Shorts", "Jack's Bean Problem", "Giant Story", "Jack's Story", "Cinderumpelstiltskin", "The Tortoise and the Hair", and "The Stinky Cheese Man".
"Had me and my kids laughing so hard!"
The classic story told from the wolf's point of view.
"This isn't the original drama attached to the book"
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.
Everyone's favorite time-travelers are back. This time, on a desert island, the boys meet Blackbeard the pirate, who captures them and takes them to his ship.
Frank Einstein loves figuring out how the world works by creating household contraptions that are part science, part imagination, and definitely unusual. After an uneventful experiment in his garage-lab, a lightning storm and flash of electricity bring Frank's inventions - the robots Klink and Klank - to life! Not exactly the ideal lab partners, the wisecracking Klink and the overly expressive Klank nonetheless help Frank attempt to perfect his Antimatter Motor...until Frank's archnemesis, T. Edison, steals Klink and Klank.
"Print book is more interesting"
Sure we'd all love to be able to go around telling stories about all the weird, scary, and just-plain-annoying people that we know. But the truth is, no one likes a gossip. Here, the irrepressible Jon Scieszka has found a way around that problem: he just makes like Aesop and changes all the people to animals or food, add a moral to each story, and call the stories fables!
"It's like Cartoon Network in an Audiobook!"
Funny Business is based around the theme of - what else? - humor, and if you’re familiar with Jon and the Guys Read Library, you already know what you’re in store for: 10 hilarious stories from some of the funniest writers around. Before you’re through, you’ll meet a teenage mummy; a kid desperate to take a dip in the world’s largest pool of chocolate milk; a homicidal turkey; parents who hand over their son’s room to a biker; and more.
"Tons of laughs"
Everyone's favorite time-travelers are changing their style! The Time Warp Trio® series now features brand-new, eye-catching art in a modern design, sure to appeal to longtime fans and those new to Jon Scieszka's wacky brand of humor.
How did Joe, Fred, and Sam end up in King Arthur's court? It all started with The Book, a present from Joe's magician uncle. One minute they were looking at pictures of knights in The Book, and the next minute they are knights, battling fire-breathing dragons and gross-smelling giants! Can the Time Warp Trio escape death and destruction, and make it back to the 20th century in time for lunch?
"12 yr old son's review"
Frank Einstein (kid-genius scientist and inventor) and his best friend Watson, along with Klink (a self-assembled artificial intelligence entity), create the BrainTurbo to power boost the human body and help their baseball-pitching pal, Jane Goodall, make the team. But when Klank (a mostly self-assembled and artificial almost intelligence entity) goes missing, they must first rescue their robot pal and stop T. Edison - Frank's classmate and archrival - from stealing their latest invention and using it against them!
This Time Warp Trio adventure finds the kids in ancient Egypt, where they square off against a pharoah's evil priest on a quest for the Book, a sister, and a cat.
In the fourth book in the Frank Einstein series, Frank - along with his best friend, Watson, and Klink and Klank - once again finds himself in competition with his classmate and archrival, T. Edison, and his sign-language-speaking sidekick, Mr. Chimp, over Frank's newest invention: the EvoBlaster Belt, which allows the user to evolve and devolve into other forms of life, blasting from one species to another.
Everyone's favorite time travelers get transported back to the Old West, where they find themselves in the middle of a skirmish.
The second volume in the Guys Read Library of Great Reading is chock-full of mystery, intrigue, and nefarious activity. Featuring some of the best writers around, and compiled by certified guy Jon Scieszka, Guys Read: Thriller is a pulse-pounding collection of brand-new short stories, each one guaranteed to keep you riveted until the final page.
In the middle of Christmas night, 1776 - in a surprise attack - In the middle of Christmas night, 1776 - in a surprise attack - General George Washington bravely led his American Colonial troops across the Delaware River to New Jersey. There, the Americans victoriously battled the hated British. Everyone knows that. But what is little known is that the Time Warp Trio was on board that fateful boat ride. Itâ¿¿s true. They were brought there by The Book, and only author Jon Scieszka knows why.to New Jersey. There, the Americans victoriously battled the hated British. Everyone knows that. But what is little known is that the Time Warp Trio was on board that fateful boat ride. Itâ¿¿s true. They were brought there by The Book, and only author Jon Scieszka knows why.
The all-important Book transports Joe from a swimming pool to ancient China, where he meets a traveling Marco Polo.
While performing in a school play about ancient Greece, the Time Warp Trio is sent back to Mount Olympus!
Everyone's favorite time travelers get sent from Fred's room in Brooklyn into the middle of a Viking adventure!
Everyone's favorite time-travelers are changing their style! This time, the Time Warp Trio are sent back to ancient Rome, where they enter gladiator school and the Coliseum!