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Speaker: John Scieszka
Event Date: September 26, 2009
Running Time: 01:14

Description:
Jon Scieszka, who appeared at the 2009 National Book Festival, discusses the online serial adventure, “Exquisite Corpse.”

“The idea was to play around with storytelling.”

Speaker Biography:
Jon Scieszka was the first National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, a program sponsored by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress and the Children's Book Council. He is the author of some of the best known and funniest books written for children, including “The True Story of the Three Little Pigs,” the “Time Warp Trio” chapter book series, the Caldecott Honor Book “The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Fairy Tales” and the “Trucktown” series. Scieszka is the founder of Guys Read, a nonprofit literacy organization.