Jon Scieszka
The True Story of the Three Little Pigs , more

| Biography and Background | | Science Verse | | Squids will be Squids | | Stinky Cheese Man | | The True Story of the Three Little Pigs |

Biography and Background

Guys Read
The author's web-based literacy program.

An interview with Jon Scieszka
Biography, bibliography, video and audio clips, and a transcript.

Jon Scieszka Receives National Ambassador's Medal
In September 2008 Scieszka was named National Ambassador for Young People's Literature. In this 33-minute vidcast, Librarian of Congress James H. Billington presents Scieszka with the National Ambassador's Medal. The presentation is followed by a question-and-answer session with elementary students.

Science Verse

Parody Poems
Students study Scieszka's writing style before attempting to imitate the style of others.

Squids will be Squids

Squids will be Squids
Summary, prereading and postreading activities.

Squids will be Squids Lesson Plan
Students will gain an understanding of the format of and uses for fables.

Stinky Cheese Man

I Hate to Complain, but your Cheese Stinks
Students practice writing a letter of complaint.

"The Really Ugly Duckling"
In this audio file Jon Scieszka reads "The Really Ugly Duckling" (1:07).

The True Story of the Three Little Pigs

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