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Biography Jon Scieszka

Jon Scieszka

Jon Scieszka was the first National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature (2008-2009), a program of the Library of Congress and Children’s Book Council. Among his many books are “The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales” and “The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs!” He is also the creator of the Guys Read website, designed to appeal to boys, who typically read less than girls and at a lower proficiency level. His new book (with illustrator Steven Weinberg) is “AstroNuts Mission One: The Plant Planet” (Chronicle).

Selected Works at the Library of Congress

Appearances at the 2019 National Book Festival

Videos from the 2019 National Book Festival