Jon Scieszka introduces some really stupid off-the-wall fairy tales including: 'Chicken Licken', 'The Princess and the Bowling Ball'; 'The Really Ugly Duckling', and 'Jack's Bean Problem'.
Chosen by children as the Book of the Year for the Federation of Children's Book Groups, the book was described by She magazine as, 'The most delightful collection of stories a young cynic could hope to read'.
This is Book 13 in the Viking Kestrel picture books Series. See all Viking Kestrel picture books books here.
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Jon Scieszka is one of the most important, iconic and well-loved voices in children's literature. His classic picture books and chapter books have sold millions of copies. Brian Biggs has collaborated with Garth Nix, Cynthia Rylant, and Katherine Applegate, in addition to working on his own picture books in his Everything Goes series.More about Jon Scieszka
Lane Smith is the creator of a shelf of books, including the New York Times bestselling It's a Book and its companion, It's a Little Book. The beautiful Caldecott Honor-winning Grandpa Green can also be found there alongside his brilliantly quirky collaborations with Jon Scieszka including The True Story of the Three Little Pigs and The Stinky Cheeseman andMore about Lane Smith