Guys Read: Funny Business by Adam Rex audiobook

Guys Read: Funny Business

By various authors
Edited and with an introduction by Jon Scieszka
Read by various narrators

Walden Pond Press
5.78 Hours 1
Format : Digital Download (In Stock)
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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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Summary

Summary

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.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Jon Scieszka again proves his expertise in humor and hooking boys on reading by choosing 10 hysterical stories, many of them written by the funniest children’s book writers in the field…A great family listen, this audio is guaranteed to get giggles and guffaws.”  AudioFile
Funny Business, sets the bar highWill have readers laughing as they turn the pages.”  VOYA

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Author

Author Bio: Adam Rex

Author Bio: Adam Rex

Adam Rex is the author of many books, including the New York Times bestselling picture book Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich, the middle-grade novel The True Meaning of Smekday, and the teen novel Fat Vampire. Garlic and crosses are useless against him. Sunlight has been shown to be at least moderately effective. A silver bullet does the trick. Pretty much any bullet, really. He currently lives in Arizona with his wife.

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Author Bio: Jon Scieszka

Author Bio: Jon Scieszka

Jon Scieszka is best known for his bestselling picture books, including The True Story of the Three Little Pigs! and The Stinky Cheese Man. He is also the founder of guysread.com and a champion force behind guyslisten.com, and was the first National Ambassador of Young People’s Literature.

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Author Bio: David Yoo

Author Bio: David Yoo

David Yoo is the author of the teen novels Stop Me If You’ve Heard This One Before and Girls for Breakfast. He is also a contributor to Guys Read: Funny Business. He lives in Massachusetts, where he teaches in the MFA program at Pine Manor College and at the Gotham Writers’ Workshop.

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Author Bio: Paul Feig

Author Bio: Paul Feig

Paul Feig is the creator of the critically acclaimed television show Freaks and Geeks and the author of the adult memoirs Kick Me: Adventures in Adolescence and Superstud. He is also the author of a couple books for children. He lives with his wife and two dogs in California.

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Author Bio: Kate DiCamillo

Author Bio: Kate DiCamillo

Kate DiCamillo is an American author of children’s fiction and twice winner of the Newbery Medal. Several of her books made the New York Times bestsellers list. Her debut novel, the award-winning Because of Winn-Dixie, was made into a major motion picture, and her book The Tiger Rising was a finalist for the National Book Award. She is the US National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature for 2014 to 2015, appointed by the Library of Congress.

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Author Bio: Christopher Paul Curtis

Author Bio: Christopher Paul Curtis

Christopher Paul Curtis made an outstanding debut in children’s literature with The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963. His second novel, Bud, Not Buddy, is the first book ever to receive both the Newbery Medal and the Coretta Scott King Author Award.

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Author Bio: Eoin Colfer

Author Bio: Eoin Colfer

Eoin Colfer is the New York Times bestselling author of numerous books, including the Artemis Fowl series and several stand-alone novels. He was born and raised in Ireland, where he was appointed Children’s Laureate.

Author Bio: Jack Gantos

Author Bio: Jack Gantos

Jack Gantos has written books for people of all ages, from picture books and middle-grade fiction to novels for young adults and adults. His works include Hole in My Life, a memoir that won the Michael L. Printz and Robert F. Sibert Honors, Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key, a National Book Award finalist, and Joey Pigza Loses Control, a Newbery Honor book. He developed the master’s degree program in children’s book writing at Emerson College and the Vermont College MFA program for children’s book writers. He now devotes his time to writing books and educational speaking. He lives with his family in Boston.

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Author Bio: various authors

Author Bio: various authors

Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 5.78
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English