SPACEHEADZ BLOGGING TOUR August 27, 2010

Oh yes. It's already happening.

Get all of your latest SPACEHEADZ info at:

Stop 1 Book Dads
www.bookdads.com
August 24

Stop 2 The Reading Zone
http://thereadingzone.wordpress.com
August 26

Stop 3 Tech Savvy Mama
www.techsavvymama.com
August 31

Stop 4 Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast http://blaine.org/sevenimpossiblethings
September 2

Stop 5 5 Minutes for Mom
www.5minutesformom.com
September 6

Stop 6 Green Bean TeenQueen
www.greenbeanteenqueen.com
September 7

Stop 7 Bermuda Onion
bermudaonion.wordpress.com
September 9

SPACEHEADZ HAVE LANDED! June 21, 2010

Spaceheadz Book #1 hits stores (and the main branch of the NYPL) tomorrow.

Three aliens have invaded Brooklyn and disguised themselves as two 5th graders . . . and one 5th grade class hamster.

Only you can save the world.
Be SPHDZ.

ROBOT ZOT attacks Symphony Space! January 14, 2010

Come one, come all to Symphony Space (on the Upper West Side of NYC) Saturday, January 24. I'm going to be chatting with Lisa Von Drasek (one of the best librarians in the world) about robots, spacehead aliens, little men made of cheese, and more more more.

Robot activities and questions answered at no extra charge.

AMBASSADOR SCIESZKA ON CBS December 5, 2009

This morning Ambassador Scieszka stopped by FAO Schwartz to tell the CBS Early Show about some of his favorite books this year.

Check out the televised goofiness here.

GUYS WITH BOOKS Tour September 24, 2009

Jon Scieszka, Dave Shannon, Mac Barnett, and Adam Rex are joining forces to travel the country and mess around with their new books. There may be explosions. Quite possibly food.

Check out their schedule and follow them at their Guys With Books blog.

THE NEW GUYS READ WEBSITE September 21, 2009

. . . is up at running at www.guysread.com. Go check it out. Make suggestions. Rate books. Start a GUYS READ Field Office.

Tell your friends.

JS WORLDWIDE EXTRAVAGANZA September 8, 2009

Big month here.

TRUCKERY RHYMES is out now . . . and already #5 on the NY Times Best Seller list. Nursery Rhymes done by the Trucktown trucks. Of course.

And ROBOT ZOT is about to land. A picture book illustrated by the amazing David Shannon (NO, DAVID!) tells the story of a fierce warrior robot who plans to conquer all. Zot just never realizes that he is only 3 inches tall. In stores September 22.

CHILDREN'S BOOK WEEK May 7, 2009

Starts this Saturday in Bryant Park. 12-3. Come on out and get Children's Bookish with Ambassador Scieszka, nine authors and illustrators, Skippyjon Jones, and quite possibly some Stormtrooper Ambassadorial guards (formerly known as "Vader's Fist").

And do not miss the Children's Choice Book Awards Gala on Tuesday. Mo Willems, Jeff Kinney, Stephanie Meyer and more are in the running for Best Author and Best Illustrator. Just a few tickets left.

Check it all out at:
http://www.bookweekonline.com/

SUMMER CHALLENGE LIVE Game Show April 29, 2009

I'm going to be the game show host for Scholastic's Summer Challenge LIVE! podcast tomorrow at 1 pm.

It's 4 teams of NYC 5th graders, answering some tough questions. Should be some good goofy fun. Especially since I get to be the show's Alex Trebek.

Check it out at www.scholastic.com/summer

Jon and Martha April 30, 2008

Ambassador Scieszka stopped by the MARTHA STEWART SHOW this month to give Martha and her viewers tips for getting kids reading. Martha was very gracious and entertaining.

See it all here.

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