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!"
While performing in a school play about ancient Greece, the Time Warp Trio is sent back to Mount Olympus!
The classic story told from the wolf's point of view.
"This isn't the original drama attached to the book"
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.
"My boys loved it."
Joe, Fred, and Sam have no idea why they've been transported to a playground. All they know is that there's a 250-pound chicken and it's headed straight for them. While Joe's racking his brains for the magic words to stop a charging chicken, he suddenly has a flash of what's going to happen next. It's exactly like the book he just read.
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!
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.
The all-important Book transports Joe from a swimming pool to ancient China, where he meets a traveling Marco Polo.
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 back! This time, the Trio end up in a different time but pretty much the same place: their hometown of Brooklyn in 1877.
Heroes & Villains, the seventh volume in Jon Scieszka's Guys Read Library of Great Reading, is chock-full of adventure featuring an array of characters - with and without capes. Featuring 10 all-new, original stories that run the gamut from fantasy to contemporary adventure to nonfiction, and featuring 11 of the most acclaimed, exciting writers for kids working today, this collection is the perfect book for you, whether you use your powers for good - or evil.
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.
This fast-paced, high-energy collection of short works features today's most popular writers and illustrators writing about what it means to be a guy. Contributors include Chris Crutcher, Stephen King, Matt Groening, Daniel Pinkwater, Neil Gaiman, and many more.
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!"
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"
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.