Jon Scieszka (SHEH-ska) was born September 8, 1954; he is the author of many hilarious children's books. In 2008, Jon was named the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature.
His blog, Jon Scieszka Worldwide http://www.jsworldwide.com/ , covers every imaginable topic realted to Jon Scieszka, including news about his books, Frequently Asked Questions, his touring schedule and his personal history, all reported with great humor.
Well known for his fractured fairy tales (The Frog Prince, Continued, The True Story of the Three Little Pigs, and The Stinky Cheese Man and Fairly Stupid Tales), Jon has developed a devoted fan base that ranges from middle-grade readers (The Time Warp Trio) down to the pre-school set (Trucktown). His Guys Read website http://www.guysread.com/ addresses the specific needs of boy readers, a group that could benefit from a little attention now and then. His mission is to help boys become self-motivated, lifelong readers.