Drop Shadow

Guys Read: Funny Business

By Jon Scieszka


A middle school mummy. The world’s largest chocolate milk. A homicidal turkey. There’s something for every guy in this collection of short stories from some of the funniest writers around. Compiled and edited by acclaimed author and certified guy Jon Scieszka, this hilarious, offbeat first installment in the Guys Read Library is 100% grade-A humor, guaranteed to have guys of all ages asking for more. Contributing authors include Jeff Kinney, Eoin Colfer, Mac Barnett, Kate DiCamillo, Christopher Paul Curtis, Jack Gantos, Adam Rex, Paul Feig, David Yoo, and David Lubar.

Jon Scieszka

Jon Scieszka is the National Ambassador for Children’s Literature emeritus and the bestselling author of more than twenty-five books for kids, including The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales, Math Curse, Robot Zot!, and the Time Warp Trio series. Jon founded Guys Read to encourage a passion for reading among young boys, with the philosophy that boys love to read most when they are reading things they love. A former elementary school teacher, Jon lives in Brooklyn with his family. For more great books, more great facts, and more about your favorite authors, head over to www.guysread.com. You’ll be glad you did.

"A must-have collection for the boys in your library—and while you’re at it, get a copy for the girls, too!"

- Booklist

"Future volumes will cover such genres as nonfiction, science fiction, mystery, and sports. If they’re as good as this one, boys--and girls--are in for a treat."

- Publishers Weekly

"Utterly dude worthy."

- Kirkus Reviews

"Funny Business, sets the bar high....Will have readers laughing as they turn the pages."

- Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)

Published by Walden Pond Press an Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers