Item description for The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales by Jon Scieszka & Lane Smith...
Overview Provides madcap versions of children's favorite tales including "Little Red Running Shorts," "The Princess and the Bowling Ball," and "Cinderumpelstiltskin"
Publishers Description The entire book, with its unconventional page arrangement and eclectic, frenetic mix of text and picures, is a spoof on the art of book design and the art of the fairy tale. The individual tales, such as he Really Ugly Ducklingand ittle Red Running Shorts, can be extracted for telling aloud, with great success. Another masterpiece from the team that created The True Story of the Three Little Pigs "-Horn Book"
Awards and Recognitions The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales by Jon Scieszka & Lane Smith has received the following awards and recognitions -
Colorado Children's Book Award - 1994 Winner - Picture Book category
Caldecott Medal - 1993 Honor Book - Picture Book category
Book Sense Book of the Year Award - 1993 Nominee - Children's category
Book Sense Book of the Year Award - 1994 Nominee - Children's category
Buckeye Children's Book Award - 1995 Winner - Grades K-2 category
Maine Student Book Award - 1994 Winner - Grades 4-6 category
North Carolina Children's Book Award - 1994 Winner - Picture Book category
Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award - 1994 Winner - Grades 3-8 category
Citations And Professional Reviews The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales by Jon Scieszka & Lane Smith has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2010 page 1517
Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/1993 page 92
Wilson Children's Catalog 96 - 01/01/1996 page 735
Booklist - 09/01/1992 page 56
Booklist Ed Choice Youth - 01/01/1993 page 844
Booklist - 03/15/1993 page 1340
School Library Journal - 09/01/1992 page 210
Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2001 page 693
Hornbook Guide to Children - 01/01/2002 page 364
Hornbook Guide to Children - 07/01/2002 page 364
Hornbook Guide to Children - 01/01/1992
School Library Journal - 11/01/1997
Publishers Weekly - 09/28/1992
Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2006 page 1001
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Studio: Viking Juvenile
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.9" Width: 9" Height: 0.41" Weight: 1.1 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 1992
Publisher Viking Juvenile
ISBN 067084487X ISBN13 9780670844876
Availability 69 units. Availability accurate as of Jan 22, 2017 01:58.
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More About Jon Scieszka & Lane Smith
Jon Scieszka is the first National Ambassador for Young People s Literature. He is the author of some of the best-known and funniest books written for children, including the Time Warp Trio and Trucktown series. Jon lives with his family in Brooklyn, New York. Shane Prigmore is currently a Head of Story at Dreamworks Animation. He has worn multiple hats on numerous film and television productions over the years. Shane is the Annie Award winning character designer of the stop motion film Coraline. He lives in California."
Jon Scieszka currently resides in Brooklyn, in the state of New York.
Jon Scieszka has published or released items in the following series...
Jon Scieszka's Trucktown (Hardcover)
Jon Scieszka's Trucktown 8x8
Ready-To-Read Jon Scieszka's Trucktown - Level 1 (Library)
Ready-To-Read Jon Scieszka's Trucktown - Level 1 (Quality)
Reviews - What do customers think about The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales?
careful May 16, 2008
be careful here. i ordered a book that was supposed to be in "very good" condition and it arrived with bits of food stuck on the pages and animal bite marks in the corners. thankfully i contacted them for a refund and the sent me another book that was in good condition at no additional charge. that was nice of them but it still made me weary.
You've got to be kidding me...... Feb 22, 2008
I read this book when I was 10-11 years of age. Its sarcastic humor and wit was the perfect "transition" book for me to move into pre-teen and teen novels, and eventually adult literature. Anyone reading this to a child below 9 years of age is potentially confusing them and depriving them of a great book.
the stinky cheese man Dec 22, 2007
I have purchased this book for every child in my family and as gifts for other children it is funny and sarcastic in a nice way and adds spice to fairy tales I love this book
stinky cheese man rules Oct 10, 2007
This is an excellent book. Great imagery and a fun read. The stupid tales are great for young imaginative minds.
Hilarious! Sep 3, 2007
They read this book to me in grade school and I thought it was very funny. Not your traditional fairy tale stories but its great. Little kids may not get the full humor but even a college grad like myself still enjoys it. Plan to read it to my children when they are older!