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Scieszka, Jon

Overview
Works: 665 works in 2,326 publications in 12 languages and 151,014 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Humorous fiction  Time-travel fiction  Fairy tales  Short stories  Autobiographies  Poetry  Echo verse 
Roles: Author, Editor, Narrator, crt, Author of introduction, Interviewer, Other, nar, ed, Redactor
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 )

125 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 7,622 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 )

56 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 5,554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

22 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,532 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 )

6 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 )

39 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,978 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 )

55 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 3,936 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 )

46 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 3,610 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 )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 3,229 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 )

24 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 3,030 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 )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 3,019 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 )

29 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 2,824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of new and wacky fables with fresh morals, which are about all kinds of bossy, sneaky, funny and annoying people. A general moral offered by the book is, If you are planning to write fables, don't forget to change people's names and avoid places with high cliffs
Your mother was a Neanderthal by Jon Scieszka( Book )

34 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 2,788 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
The good, the bad, and the goofy by Jon Scieszka( Book )

25 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 2,783 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 )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 2,726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once again, three friends are sent back in time by a magic book and they meet Leonardo da Vinci and try to avoid becoming toilet scrubbers in a sixteenth-century Italian army
2095 by Jon Scieszka( Book )

39 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 2,634 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
Summer reading is killing me! by Jon Scieszka( Book )

22 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,564 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
Tut, tut by Jon Scieszka( Book )

39 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,553 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
See you later, gladiator by Jon Scieszka( Book )

32 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 2,541 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
Smash! Crash! by Jon Scieszka( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 2,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best friends Jack Truck and Dump Truck Dan love to smash things but sometimes their antics get them into trouble until they meet Wrecking Crane Rosie
Baloney, Henry P. by Jon Scieszka( Book )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A transmission recieved 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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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The true story of the 3 little pigs
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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
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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