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About the Book

Funny Business, the first volume in Jon Scieszka's Guys Read Library of Great Reading, features ten short stories guaranteed to delight, amuse, and possibly make you spit your milk in your friend's face.

There's something for everyone in this collection of short stories from some of the funniest writers around. This hilarious, offbeat first installment in the Guys Read Library is 100% grade-A humor, guaranteed to have kids of all ages asking for more.

Authors include Mac Barnett, Eoin Colfer, Christopher Paul Curtis, Kate DiCamillo & Jon Scieszka, Paul Feig, Jack Gantos, Jeff Kinney, David Lubar, Adam Rex, and David Yoo, with illustrations by Adam Rex.

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Critical Praise

Utterly dude worthy. —Kirkus

A must-have collection for the boys in your library—and while you’re at it, get a copy for the girls, too! —Booklist (starred review)

Future volumes will cover such genres as nonfiction, science fiction, mystery, and sports. If they’re as good as this one, boys--and girls--are in for a treat. —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Funny Business, sets the bar high....Will have readers laughing as they turn the pages. —Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780061963742
  • ISBN 10: 0061963747
  • Imprint: Walden Pond Press
  • On Sale: 09/21/2010
  • Pages: 288
  • List Price: 21.00 CAD
  • Ages: 8 to 12
  • BISAC1: JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories
  • BISAC2: JUVENILE FICTION / Short Stories

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