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Scieszka, Jon

Overview
Works: 733 works in 2,434 publications in 16 languages and 150,352 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Humorous fiction  Picture books  Time-travel fiction  Fairy tales  Short stories  Autobiographies  Poetry  Science fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Narrator, crt, Author of introduction, Interviewer, Other, Redactor, nar
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 )

118 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 7,346 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 )

64 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 5,643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

24 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,500 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 4,258 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 )

41 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,937 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 )

44 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,927 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 )

45 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and Portuguese and held by 3,565 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. The Frog Prince, now a nice young man, and his nagging wife go their separate ways. He encounters witches from other fairy tales, and tires of his adventures, returning home for yet another happy ending with his Princess. To appreciate this send-up, children should have at least a passing acquaintance with the original. It will make them feel like insiders in the land of fractured stories
Guys write for guys read by Jon Scieszka( Book )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 3,197 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 )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 2,999 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 good, the bad, and the goofy by Jon Scieszka( Book )

38 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 2,913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Time Warp Trio find themselves in the Wild West of yesteryear, rubbing elbows with cowboys and Indians
Squids will be squids : fresh morals, beastly fables by Jon Scieszka( Book )

30 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 2,794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary fables with tongue-in-cheek morals address such topics as homework, curfews, and television commercials
Your mother was a Neanderthal by Jon Scieszka( Book )

31 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 2,736 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
Da wild, da crazy, da Vinci by Jon Scieszka( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 2,661 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
Summer reading is killing me! by Jon Scieszka( Book )

22 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,520 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
2095 by Jon Scieszka( Book )

34 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 2,483 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. Here, the Time Warp Trio find that their future is definitely worth waiting for. Actually, waiting forever would be okay: 3-D ads attack them on the street, ray-gun toting robots demand their ID numbers - or else. And a meeting with their great-grandkids could knock out the old family tree at the roots. Will the trio's future mix-up wipe out their past? Grades 3-6. 1997, c1995
Tut, tut by Jon Scieszka( Book )

35 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,480 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 )

29 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 2,478 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
Baloney, Henry P. by Jon Scieszka( Book )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,276 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 to school again
It's all Greek to me by Jon Scieszka( Book )

24 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 2,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As they are about to go on stage, Joe, Fred, and Sam are transported back to the time of Zeus and the other gods in Greek mythology, who, strangely enough, behave much as the characters in the trio's class play
Frank Einstein and the antimatter motor by Jon Scieszka( Book )

30 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 2,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his Grandpa Al's garage workshop, child genius Frank Einstein tries to invent a robot that can learn on its own, and after an accident brings wisecracking Klink and overly expressive Klank to life, they set about helping Frank perfect his Antimatter Motor until his archnemesis, T. Edison, steals the robots for his doomsday plan
 
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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 readMarco? Polo!
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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