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By: Jon Scieszka
Publisher: Viking Juvenile

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 …

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Knights of the kitchen table
By: Jon Scieszka
Publisher: Viking Children's Books
Level: 14+

Everyones favorite time-travelers are changing their style! "The Time Warp Trio" series now features a brand-new, eye-catching design, sure to appeal to longtime fans, and those new to Jon Scieszkas wacky brand of humor.

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Top 100 Kids Books

The following list was compiled from an online survey in 2007 conducted by the National Education Association. Parents and teachers will find it useful in selecting quality literature for their children.

Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White
Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
Good Night Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
I Love You Forever by Robert N. Munsch
Because of Winn Dixie by Kate DiCamillo
Oh! The …

The Three Little Pigs
By: Steven Kellogg
Publisher: Morrow
Level: 8-9

A wolf named Tempesto huffs and puffs in this wildly comic retelling of an old favorite. (“Open up, Pork Chop, or I’ll flatten this dump!”) In this rendition, the three pigs, Percy, Pete, and Prudence, and their mama, Serafina Sow, enjoy a thriving waffle business until one morning when Tempesto shows up with a taste for more than waffles. Children will cheer the pigs’ efforts to outwit the surly creature and comb the pictures for Kellogg’s hilarious visual nuances. The story might also motivate a comparison of Kellogg’s retelling with …

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