The Exquisite Corpse Adventure

The Exquisite Corpse Adventure

by Natl Children's Book & Literacy Alliance

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The Exquisite Corpse Adventure by Natl Children's Book & Literacy Alliance

Take twenty top kids’ authors and illustrators. Give them free rein to take turns creating a zany progressive story. What could possibly happen next?

It all starts with a train rushing through the night. . . . Well, actually, it starts when Jon Scieszka, former National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, writes a cliff-hanger episode and passes it on to the next member of a cast of celebrated writers and illustrators, who continues the story and passes it on. And what happens between episodes one and twenty-seven? Think werewolves and mad scientists, a talking pig, plenty of explosions, a blue Star Wars lunchbox, two meatballs, a whole army of villains and varmints, and one just plain bad egg. Not to mention our heroes, eleven-year-old twins Nancy and Joe, raised in a circus, who must find the pieces of a Top-Secret Robot in order to rescue their parents before . . . tick, tick, tick!

A collaboration between the National Children’s Book and Literacy Alliance and the Library of Congress’s Center for the Book, THE EXQUISITE CORPSE ADVENTURE originated as a national literacy project for young people and helped launch the READ.gov website.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780763651497
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Publication date: 08/23/2011
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 7.80(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

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