Jon Scieszka

A Ian Wooldridge production

Central idea Statment

When Jon started writing in 1984 in new york he got rejected a lot by publishers, but he never gave up on his dream.

Research summary

Jon Sceizska was born in Flint, Michigan on September 8, in 1954. He went to high school at a military academy and became a lieutenant, he then got his doctors degree. He was a lieutenant, a teacher, and wanted to be a doctor. When he was a teacher he decided that he wanted to write children books. He was rejected many times by publishers but in the end he got his books sold.


He writes books that make it seem that he is cursed, tired of something, and excited.


When I read his books it makes me feel sorrow, excited, and cursed.


Scieszka, Jon, and Lane Smith. The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs. New York, NY, U.S.A.: Viking Kestrel, 1989. Print.

Scieszka, Jon, and Lane Smith. Math Curse. New York, NY: Viking, 1995.

Scieszka, Jon, and Lane Smith. Science Verse. New York: Viking, 2004. Print.