Book List:71 titles
  • This laugh-out-loud, visually groundbreaking read launches a major new series by children's literature legend Jon Scieszka. Featuring full-color illustrations throughout, a spectacular gatefold, plus how-to-draw pages in the back, it's an outer space...


  • In the sixth and final book of the New York Times bestselling Frank Einstein series, Frank Einstein (kid-genius, scientist, and inventor) and his best friend, Watson, along with Klink (a self-assembled artificial-intelligence entity) and Klank (a mos...


  • Frank Einstein (kid genius, scientist, and inventor) and his best friend, Watson, pair up with Klink (a self-assembled artificial-intelligence entity) and Klank (a mostly self-assembled and artificial almost intelligence entity) to compete with T. Ed...


  • Heroes and Villains, the seventh volume in Jon Scieszka's Guys Read Library of Great Reading, is chock-full of adventure featuring an array of characters with and without capes. Featuring ten all-new, original stories that run the gamut from fanta...


  • More clever science experiments, funny jokes, and robot hijinks await readers in book four of the New York Times bestselling Frank Einstein chapter book series from the mad scientist team of Jon Scieszka and Brian Biggs. The perfect combination to en...


  • More clever science experiments, funny jokes, and robot hijinks await readers in book three of the New York Times bestselling Frank Einstein chapter book series from the mad scientist team of Jon Scieszka and Brian Biggs. The perfect combination to e...


  • In this second book in the series, Frank Einstein (kid-genius scientist and inventor) and his best friend, Watson, along with Klink (a self-assembled artificial-intelligence entity) and Klank (a mostly self-assembled artificial almost intelligence en...


  • Frank Einstein (A) is a kid-genius scientist and inventor. Klink (B) is a self-assembled artificial-intelligence entity. And Klank (C) is a mostly self-assembled and artificial almost intelligence entity. Together they create an Antimatter Motor usin...


  • Don’t miss the stunning, riveting, hilarious, and 100% fresh conclusion to the interactive Spaceheadz saga! The SPHDZ accomplished their goal of recruiting 3.14 million and one SPHDZ. But the brainwave has been stolen by the chief of the Anti Al...






  • A star-studded anthology with a devilish hook, whose proceeds benefit 826nyc: the fabulous literacy non-profit founded by Dave Eggers. Can you imagine the most cantankerous book editor alive? Part Voldemort, part Cruella de Vil (if she were a dud...


  • Michael K has just started at his new school, but as if his very first day wasn't going to be hard enough, he's been forced to make friends with the two other new kids who are really weird. But, as Michael K soon finds out, Bob and Jennifer are not a...


  • Like the New York Times bestselling Smash! Crash! and Truckery Rhymes, this truck-tastic alphabet adventure is full of creativity, fun, and truck-loving action! Honk if you love trucks -- and get ready to play with your As, Bs, and construction Cs...


  • We're close to 3.14 million SPHDZ, but there is still a lot to be done. Michael K., Venus, TJ, and the SPHDZ are working hard to keep kids signing up to be Spaceheadz. But Agent Umber of the AAA (Anti Alien Agency) is relentless and the unseen leader...


  • Kat loves maps! She loves to make maps for everything. Her room, her block, her town, even her heart. When she gives Jack a map it leads to a surprise! After taking twists and turns through Trucktown and going over bridges and under tunnels, Jack fin...


  • Jack truck takes the lead in this Ready to Roll, calling out colors and characteristics. All the trucks of Trucktown line up when it's their turn. But what about Pete? He's not red, or green, or pink, or blue. He doesn't have a scraper or flashers. O...


  • The campaign is going well. The SPHDZ word is getting out. 1000's of kids have signed up to say they are SPHDZ. But things haven't gotten any easier for Michael K. The SPHDZ are still trying to blend in to our Earth culture, but not very successfully...


  • Melvin the worrying Cement Mixer worries about EVERYTHING... And doesn't think he can do ANYTHING. He watches nervously as Jack, Pete, and Rita roar, soar, and splash their way to cross a ravine. But when Rita cries out for help, Melvin knows he must...


  • The trucks of Trucktown create their own annual day of giving thanks. ...



  • Jack Truck and his best friend Dump Truck Dan are spending the day doing their favorite thing... Smashing and Crashing throughout the whole town! Along the way the meet up with their friends and give us a rollicking tour! But when a mysterious shadow...


  • Michael K. just started fifth grade at a new school. As if that wasn't hard enough, the kids he seems to have made friends with apparently aren't kids at all. They are aliens. Real aliens who have invaded our planet in the form of school children and...


  • Izzy the ice-cream truck is doing everything he can think of to make himself dizzy, but nothing seems to be working as well as he’d like. Among other attempts, Izzy goes through the car wash, gets covered in suds, and spins himself in circles. In a...


  • Melvin worries his way around Trucktown trying to find out who gave him a valentine. After everyone he asks says no, little Rita beeps her way to Melvin's attention. Did she give Melvin the valentine? ...



  • From the minds of Scieszka and Shannon comes a tale of a quixotic robot determined to conquer the earth. The only problem is that the earth he lands on is a suburban kitchen and he is three inches tall. Robot Zot, the fearless and unstoppable warrior...


  • Trucktown gets spooky just in time for Halloween. Rev your engines for another Ready-to-Roll in the New York Times bestselling program!Melvin has a flat tire. When he rolls into a spooky graveyard, he finds just what he needs: a new golden one. But a...


  • For generations these classic, high-octane rhymes, songs, and tales have been passed down from truck to truck. Lucky for us, the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature has collected them all into one really big, noisy volume. From “Pet...


  • "Red, Yellow, Blue...You Can Make A Story Too "Inside this box are tons of stories . . . that you can create all by yourself Put any three cards in RED, YELLOW, and BLUE order to make a silly sentence, then string a bunch of sentences together to te...







  • Cement Mixer Melvin worries a lot. He worries he might get dirty. He worries he might get stuck. He even worries he might get worried. But one fateful day Rescue Rita is in need of a little rescuing, and Trucktown's biggest worrywart is the only one ...


  • How did Jon Scieszka get so funny, anyway? Growing up as one of six brothers was a good start, but that was just the beginning. Throw in Catholic school, lots of comic books, lazy summers at the lake with time to kill, babysitting misadventures, TV s...



  • The fantastical tale of a young girl chasing her White Rabbit has delighted children since Lewis Carroll wrote it generations ago. Here his Wonderland shines anew, viewed through the looking glasses of two incomparable artists.Mary Blair’s vibrant ...





  • Peanut butter and jelly. George and Martha. Frog and Toad. Cowboy and . . . Octopus? Yes, that’s right. Meet Cowboy and Octopus—the next great pair to become a household name. Cowboy likes beans’n’bacon and bacon’n’beans. Octopus eats raw...


  • After being warped back to ancient China, Joe, Fred, and Anna are faced with some big tasks. They must rescue General Li Shimin from prison so he can defeat the awful ruler, Wang. Then they must figure out how to free Sam, who is trapped in . . . The...


  • After being warped back to France in 1815, Joe, Fred, and Samantha are faced with a huge challenge—make certain Napoleon loses the Battle of Waterloo. But there's one problem: Napoleon has stolen The Book and figured out how to change history. Join...



  • Joe, Jodie, and Anna are not in Brooklyn anymore! They've warped back to fourteenth century medieval Scotland, and according to old Scottish lore, The Book is hidden somewhere in the walls of a Scottish castle. Join the Time Warp Trio as they help La...


  • Joe, Fred, and Sam are stranded in Antarctica! They must join Robert Scott on his journey to the South Pole and help his team find the eggs of the emperor penguin. Can the boys survive long enough to get The Book and warp back to Brooklyn?...


  • The Time Warp Trio meets Marco Polo!What would happen if someone had a time-warping book he got from his uncle who was a magician, and he took it to the local YMCA pool while he played Marco? Polo! with his best friends? In the sixteenth adventure of...


  • After a marshmallow mix–up, Jodie, Freddi, and Samantha find themselves back in 1805 on an adventure with the famous Lewis and Clark explorers! Along the way, they meet Sacagawea, a seventeen–year–old Shoshone girl, and learn the ropes of wilde...


  • Someone has stolen The Book from Joe's room! Follow Joe, Fred, and Sam as they follow the time–warping thief back to ancient Babylon. Visit the Hanging Gardens, one of the Seven Wonders of the World; meet the king and queen of Babylon; learn cunei...


  • While on a sleepover, Joe and Sam learn the meaning of a horror story as they get caught up in a real, live nightmare of their own! Join Joe and Sam as they come face-to-face with Frankenstein's monster, and take him back to the nineteenth century to...


  • Here comes the green mist again! Join Joe, Fred, and Sam as they travel back in time to meet a young Genghis Khan and explore the Mongolian Empire. Will the Time Warp Trio find The Book in time, or will they be stuck in the thirteenth century foreve...


  • “I cannot tell a lie,” said general george washington. “the time warp trio helped me cross the Delaware river and surprise the enemy troops.” so how did Christmas eve in the twenty-first century turn into Christmas Day in 1776? well, it was s...


  • "It all started when I told my friend Art I would meet him on the corner of Fifth and Fifty-Third. I didn't see him. So I asked a lady walking up the avenue, "Have you seen Art?" "MoMA?" asked the lady. "Uh . . . no, he's just a friend." "Just do...






  • Da where? It was Sam’s bright idea to look for the inventor of The Book. But when the guys land in fifteenth-century Italy, they meet up with Leonardo da Vinci. You probably know that Leonardo da Vinci painted the Mona Lisa. Did you know that he...


  • When the teacher tells his class that they can hear the poetry of science in everything, a student is struck with a curse and begins hearing nothing but science verses that sound very much like some well-known poems....


  • GAME ON! One minute Joe, Sam, and Fred are shooting hoops in Brooklyn. The next they're on a court that is definitely not New York, and the other team is saying something about losers being the next blood sacrifices. Uh-oh. Tossed back in time to Ch...


  • HERE COMES THE VIKINGS! Did you know that our word Thursday comes from the Viking god Thor... as in Thor's Day? Neither did the Time Warp Trio. Did you know that if you say "Thursday" over and over again too close to a certain magic Book, you will g...


  • Joe, Sam, and Fred thought they'd just stay safely in their neighborhood and work on Sam's newest invention. But somehow they've landed on top of one very high Brooklyn Bridge tower. Looking across to Manhattan, they don't see any skyscrapers. The St...


  • Do not move an inch. If we're where I think we are We are all dead meat. In their wildest dreams (or worst homework nightmares), Joe, Sam, and Fred never expected that their assignment to write Japanese haiku would land them face-to-face with an ...


  • The twisted team that gave the world Squids Will Be Squids and The Stinky Cheese Man now delivers a whole lot of Baloney. Henry P. Baloney. Henry is an alien schoolkid who needs to come up with one very good excuse to explain why he is late for szkol...


  • Joe, Sam, and Fred are wrestling around in Joe's room. Isn't that how stuff always happens? One minute the guys are slamming each other with their favorite wrestling moves. The next minute The Book has transported them back to ancient Rome to face a ...


  • Everyone’s favorite time-travelers are changing their styles!  The Time Warp Trio series now features a brand-new, eye-catching design, sure to appeal to longtime fans, and those new to Jon Scieszka’s wacky brand of humor....


  • Sure we'd all love to be able to go around telling stories about all the weird, scary, and just-plain-annoying people that we know. But the truth is, no one likes a gossip. Here, the irrepressible Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith have found a way around t...


  • SUMMER READING CAN BE A REAL KILLER.... Joe, Sam, and Fred are determined to spend their summer vacation relaxing. Then Fred accidentally places their summer reading list inside The Book, and the guys find themselves transported to a bizarrely booki...


  • This book is about a Rat, a Cat, a Cow over the moon, and a Baby humming a tune. It's about what the Bug did to the rug. It's about how the Egg fell off the wall. It's about the crazy mayhem that can occur when nursery rhymes go awry. Children and ad...


  • The intrepid Time Warpers find themselves in the middle of hieroglyphic high jinks in ancient Egypt....



  • The Time Warp Trio is back -- back to the future, that is! Zapped into the twenty-first century by The Book, Fred, Sam, and Joe find that the future is definitely worth waiting for. Actually, waiting forever would be okay. 3-D ads attack them on t...


  • 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...


  • Anything to avoid homework! Thanks to The Book, Joe, Sam, and Fred are back in the Stone Age, where there aren't any math problems. But there's a tribe of hostile cavewomen, a hungry-looking saber-toothed tiger, a bone-rattling earthquake, and a w...


  • Hi-o trio, away! Thanks to the magic of The Book, Joe, Sam, and Fred are back in the wild, wild West -- and it's proving to be way too wild. They're almost stampeded by a herd of crazed cattle and nearly suffocated by foul cow-fumes! Then they mee...


  • In this hilarious sequel to the popular fairy tale, the prince is tired of being human and sets out to find a witch who can turn him back into a frog. Irreverently comical, this entertaining readalong offers amusement for all ages....


  • Ahoy, me hearties! It's the TIME WARP TRIO to the rescue! Only this time they are rescuing their own adventure-loving hides. Blackbeard, the meanest, ugliest pirate ever, has our accidental time travelers cornered. Can Fred, Sam, and Joe find The ...


  • Camelot's never had knights like these! How did Joe, Fred, and Sam end up in King Arthur's court? It all started with The Book, a birthday present from Joe's magician uncle. One minute they're looking at pictures of knights -- and the next minute ...


  • A hilarious retelling of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka. You may think you know the story of the Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Wolf - but only one person knows the real story. And that person is A. Wolf. His tale starts with a birthday cak...