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Scieszka, Jon

Overview
Works: 527 works in 1,795 publications in 11 languages and 146,098 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Time-travel fiction  Humorous fiction  Fairy tales  Poetry  Short stories  Picture books  Fantasy fiction  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Narrator, crt, Interviewer, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: PZ8.S3134, 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 )

111 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 7,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retelling of the Story of the Three Pigs from the point of view of Alexander T. Wolf. He claims the media have distorted the real story of what happened when he went to the pigs next door for a cup of sugar
The Stinky Cheese Man and other fairly stupid tales by Jon Scieszka( Book )

55 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 5,586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

21 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 4,516 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 4,287 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 )

23 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,860 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
Knights of the kitchen table by Jon Scieszka( Book )

33 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 3,746 WorldCat member 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 )

39 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and Portuguese and held by 3,634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billedbog. Hvordan fortsatte ægteskabet mellem prinsessen og prinsen, der blev befriet fra sit liv som frø, da hun kyssede ham?
Guys write for guys read by Jon Scieszka( Book )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 3,257 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
Marco? Polo! by Jon Scieszka( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 3,048 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
The not-so-jolly-Roger by Jon Scieszka( Book )

29 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,990 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
Squids will be squids : fresh morals, beastly fables by Jon Scieszka( Book )

27 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 2,874 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 )

26 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 2,814 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 )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 2,750 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 )

23 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 2,666 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 )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 2,595 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
Smash! Crash! by Jon Scieszka( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 2,503 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?
2095 by Jon Scieszka( Book )

30 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 2,491 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
See you later, gladiator by Jon Scieszka( Book )

28 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,449 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 )

30 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 2,435 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
Baloney, Henry P. by Jon Scieszka( Book )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 2,366 WorldCat member 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 for school again
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The true story of the 3 little pigs
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

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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 readMarco? Polo!