Jon Scieszka





Jon Scieszka

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in Flint, Michigan, The United States
September 08, 1954

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Jon Scieszka is a writer and teacher. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and two children. Occasionally he has been known to howl at the full moon. --from the dust jacket of "The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs"

Jon Scieszka is also the author of the best-selling ALA Notable Book, The True Story of the Three Little Pigs, as well as Knights of the Kitchen Table, and The Not-So-Jolly Roger. He teaches as The Day School in Manhattan where he is known as Mr. Scieszka. He lives with his wife, and two children in Brooklyn where he is known as Dad. --from the dust jacket of "The Frog Prince Continued"


Jon Scieszka isn't a Goodreads Author (yet), but he does have a blog, so here are some recent posts imported from his feed.
Wow. Check this out. Exactly what you were hoping for – another website with blog postings.

I was going to post about a piece of toast (just because it rhymes with post).
But now I think I won't.

Don't.

That's the only other word I can think of that rhymes with "won't".

I believe that all blogs should have at least one set of rhyming words.
Just because.
Does.
Fuzz.
Was.


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October 2009, Jon Scieszka
" What Readers want to know... SS: How would you describe perfect happiness? JS: Smash! Crash! Oh, I'm sorry. What was the question again? Smash! Crash! SS: What’s your greatest fear? JS: We hope Jon doesn't find out that his Trucktown pals filled..." ...More

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“Your brain is doing some great work when it's laughing.”
Jon Scieszka, Guys Read: Funny Business
tags: humor

“You know that you are a writer if you are imaginative. You know that you are a writer if you are curious. You know that you are a writer if you are interested in the things and people of the world. You know that you are a writer if you hold a minie ball in your hand and wonder about its story. You know that you are a writer if you like the sound of rain on the roof. And if you want to tell someone else about your heart and how waiting for the thunder sometimes makes you feel, if you work to find the words to do that, then you are a writer. --Maureen O'Toople in the short story "Your Question for Author Here”
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“And everyone lived happily, thought maybe not completely honestly, ever after. The End.”
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