Jon Scieszka (SHEH-ska: which phonetically resembles Polish word for "path" that is "ścieżka") was born September 8, 1954 in Flint, Michigan and is an American author of children's literature, best known for his collaborations with illustrator Lane Smith. He is also a nationally recognized reading advocate, and the founder of Guys Read – a web-based literacy program for boys whose mission is "to help boys become self-motivated, lifelong readers." In 2008 was named the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature by the Librarian of Congress. His Time Warp Trio series, which teaches kids history, has been adapted into a television show.
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“The dog is mentioned in the Bible eighteen timesthe cat not even once.”
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