Guys Read

Guys Read

Other Worlds

by D. J. MacHaleEric S. Nylund Tom Angleberger and others

Paperback / softback Age range: 8 to 9 years old Publication Date: 17/09/2013

RRP  $15.99 $14.90

Other Worlds, the fourth volume in Jon Scieszka s Guys Read anthology series for tween boys, features ten thrilling new tales of science fiction and fantasy from some of the biggest names in children s literature.

Prepare yourself for ten trips into the unknown, as ten of your favorite writers Rick Riordan, who has written an all-new and exclusive Percy Jackson tale, Tom Angleberger of Origami Yoda fame, Newbery medalist Rebecca Stead, Shannon Hale, D. J. MacHale, Eric Nylund, Kenneth Oppel, Neal Shusterman, Shaun Tan, and none other than the late Ray Bradbury spin tales of fantasy and science fiction the likes of which you have never imagined.

Compiled by National Ambassador for Children s Literature (and Secret Ambassador for the Intergalactic Alliance) Jon Scieszka, Guys Read: Other Worlds is sure to boldly take you where no reader has gone before."

ISBN:
9780061963797
9780061963797
Category:
General fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Age range:
8 to 9 years old
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
17-09-2013
Language:
English
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Country of origin:
United States
Dimensions (mm):
196.85x139.7x24.84mm
Weight:
0.39kg
Tom Angleberger

Tom Anglebergeris the bestselling author of many books for children, including the beloved Origami Yoda series, the Qwikpick Papers series, and the Inspector Flytrap series. He lives in Virginia.

Kenneth Oppel

Kenneth Oppel is the author of numerous books for young readers. His award-winning Silverwing trilogy has sold over a million copies worldwide, and been adapted as an animated TV series and stage play.

Airborn was winner of a Michael L Printz Honor Book Award, and the Canadian Governor General's Award for Children's Literature; its sequel, Skybreaker, was a New York Times bestseller and was named Children's Novel of the Year by the London Times.

He is also the author of Half Brother, This Dark Endeavor, The Boundless, and The Nest, winner of the CLA Book of the Year for Children.

His latest book is the YA novel EVERY HIDDEN THING. Born on Vancouver Island, Oppel has lived in Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, England, Ireland, and now lives in Toronto with his wife and children.

Rick Riordan

Rick Riordan is a teacher and a writer, and has won many awards for his mystery novels for adults.

He says that the idea for Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief first came to him while he was teaching Greek mythology at middle school in San Francisco.

But rumour has it that Camp Half Blood actually exists, and Rick spends his summers there recording the adventures of young demigods. Some believe that, to avoid a mass panic among the mortal population, he was forced to swear on the River Styx to present Percy Jackson's story as fiction.

Rick lives in Texas (apart from his summers on Half Blood Hill) with his wife and two sons.

Rebecca Stead

Rebecca Stead is the author of four books for children including the Newbery Award winner When You Reach Me. Rebecca lives in New York.

Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury has published some 500 short stories, novels, plays and poems since his first story appeared in Weird Tales when he was twenty years old.

Among his many famous works are ‘Fahrenheit 451’, ‘The Illustrated Man’ and ‘The Martian Chronicles’.

Neal Shusterman

Neal Shusterman is an award-winning author whose books include the New York Times bestselling Unwind series and Challenger Deep, which won a National Book Award. He also writes screenplays for film and television, for shows such as Goosebumps and Animorphs. He lives in Southern California with his four children.

Shannon and Dean Hale

Shannon and Dean Hale are the husband-and-wife writing team behind Eisner-nominee Rapunzel's Revenge (illustrated by Nathan Hale), New York Times best-selling series The Princess in Black (illustrated by Leuyen Pham), and two novels about Marvel's Squirrel Girl.

Shannon Hale is also the author of the Newbery Honor-winning novel Princess Academy, the USA Today best-selling Ever After High series, the graphic novel memoir Real Friends, and others. Shannon and Dean live in Utah with their four children, who all agree that Wonder Woman is one of the greatest superheroes of all time.

Greg Ruth

Greg Ruth is a New York Times bestselling author and illustrator of The Lost Boy, and illustrator for Freaks of the Heartland and Conan comics, among others.

He lives in Western Massachusetts.

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