Battle Bunny

Jon Scieszka (Author) Mac Barnett (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$16.99  $15.63
Publisher
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
October 22, 2013
Pages
32
Dimensions
7.0 X 9.3 X 0.4 inches | 0.55 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781442446731

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About the Author

Jon Scieszka is the creator of Trucktown, including the New York Times bestselling Smash, Crash!, and the author of The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs!, the Time Warp Trio series, Caldecott Honor Book The Stinky Cheese Man, and many other books that inspire kids to want to read. He has worked as an elementary school teacher and is the founder of GuysRead.com, a literacy initiative for boys.

Mac Barnett is the author of the Brixton Brother series and several picture books, including Guess Again! and Chloe and the Lion (both illustrated by Adam Rex), and the New York Times bestseller Extra Yarn. He's on the board of directors of 826LA, a nonprofit writing center, and founded the Echo Park Time Travel Mart, a convenience store for time travelers. Mac lives in Oakland, California.

Matt Myers has illustrated more than a dozen books, including The Most Terrible of All, A Dog Named Doug, the New York Times bestseller Battle Bunny, and The Infamous Ratsos, a Theodor Seuss Geisel honor book. He lives in Charlotte, North Carolina. You can see more illustrations and fine art at MyersPaints.com.

Reviews

* "An enthusiastically taboo, devil-may-care outing for combat fans--and a great writing inspiration to use on old books headed for the bin."--Kirkus
* "A hilarious and transgressive story with a clear message: Don't suffer schlock."--Publishers Weekly
* "This deliciously subversive piece of metafiction skewers--with sharp wit and a sharper pencil--the earnest, purposeful literature so popular in the middle of the last century."--Booklist, starred review
* "This is a perfect book to give independent readers who are looking for something a little different. The unique layout and design will inspire creativity in readers."--School Library Journal, in a starred review
* "Battle Bunny makes for great entertainment: it's funny, the plot builds, and the protagonist captivates readers' attention. It also begs to be reread and shared. Kids will be eager to compare notes and to relive it with their friends."--Shelf Awareness, starred review
A "Best 2013 Books" in the Children's Picture Book category!--Publishers Weekly
A New York Times bestseller--The New York Times
"This book says 'Welcome!' to children."--The New York Times
"It's all very clever...."--The Horn Book
* "The resulting text is thus an honest reflection of the ways kids interact with books--in a way that's accessible to kids themselves--as well as a complexly layered work of comic genius."--BCCB, in a starred reviewe
A Southern California Independent Booksellers Association Bestseller for Children's Illustrated Books--SCIBA
A "Best Book of 2013!"--National Public Radio
2014 Picture Book of the Year--Northern California Independent Booksellers Association's