Tall Tales and Mostly True Stories of Growing up Scieszka

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Penguin Putnam
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 and a free spirit.

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Baker & Taylor
Babysitting mishaps, lazy summer days by the lake, and silly childhood pranks are remembered in this amusing memoir of the life of an adventurous young boy growing up in a family with six brothers. Simultaneous.

Publisher: New York : Viking Childrens Books, c2008
ISBN: 9780670011384
Characteristics: 106 p. : ill ; 27 cm


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Apr 26, 2011

I've got a couple of boys, ages 7 and 9. I never read to them before bed anymore, but we had a short return to bedtime stories with this book. Nice short stories, easily broken up over a few nights. Probably the only bedtime stories I ever read that had to be paused while I stopped laughing.


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