breaking bunny

Day Twenty: Battle Bunny by Jon Scieszka and Mac Barnett w/ pictures by Matthew Myers Simon & Schuster, 2013 breaking bad bunny Alex, whose birthday it is, hijacks a story about Birthday Bunny on his special day and turns it into a battle between a supervillain and his enemies in the forest–who, in the originalContinue reading “breaking bunny”

{book} the frog prince continued

DAY 08 The Frog Prince Continued by Jon Scieszka, paintings by Steve Johnson Viking (Penguin) 1991. ages 5 & up. “First he broke The True Story of the Three Little Pigs. Now he uncovers the awful truth–and high hilarity–of life “happily ever after”. It seems that the Frog Prince doesn’t think life is a bowlContinue reading “{book} the frog prince continued”

chronicles

The Chronicles of Harris of Harris Burdick: Fourteen Amazing Authors Tell the Tales Art & Story by Chris Van Allsburg, with an Intro by Lemony Snicket Houghton Mifflin, 2011; Illustrations-1984; Stephen King’s The House on Maple Street-1993. Hardcover, 195 pages + Intro & Author bios. the 14 are: Sherman Alexie, A Strange Day in July; M.T.Continue reading “chronicles”

Guys Read : Thriller

Ten stories guaranteed to thrill, chill, and have you so far on the edge of your seat that you’re actually on someone else’s, from the following notorious authors: M.T. Anderson, Patrick Carman, Gennifer Choldenko, Matt de la Pena, Margaret Peterson Haddix, Bruce hale, Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Anthony Horowitz, Walter Dean Myers, James Patterson; with IllustrationsContinue reading “Guys Read : Thriller”

knucklehead

Knucklehead: Tall Tales & Mostly True Stories about Growing Up Scieszka by Jon Scieszka Viking Press, 2008. hardcover, 106 pages. Juvenile/Non-Fiction. Requested this from the Library after reading Melissa’s (at “Book Nut”) review; I was looking for a guaranteed laugh. Melissa writes, “It’s a sweet book, full of humor and affection,” and it truly is. Have youContinue reading “knucklehead”

guys read

Guys Read #01: Funny Business Edited by Jon Scieszka w/ Illustrations by Adam Rex Scholastic Inc., 2010. 10 stories, 268 pages, tradepaper. Ten stories guaranteed to delight, amuse, and possibly make you spit your milk in your friend’s face, from the following esteemed writers: Mac Barnett (The Brixton Brothers: The Case of the Case ofContinue reading “guys read”