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Title Funny business : conversations with writers of comedy / compiled and edited by Leonard S. Marcus.

Imprint Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 813 FUN    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 214 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Judy Blume -- Beverly Cleary -- Sharon Creech -- Christopher Paul Curtis -- Anne Fine -- Daniel Handler -- Carl Hiaasen -- Norton Juster -- Dick King-Smith -- Hilary McKay -- Daniel Pinkwater -- Louis Sachar -- Jon Scieszka.
Summary The thirteen interviews that compose this collection are full of insights from the authors of humorous books for young readers, including Judy Blume, Beverly Cleary, Christopher Paul Curtis, and others.
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection
Subject Children's stories, American -- Bio-bibliography -- Juvenile literature.
Children's stories, English -- Bio-bibliography -- Juvenile literature.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Interviews -- Juvenile literature.
Authors, English -- 20th century -- Interviews -- Juvenile literature.
Humorous stories -- Authorship -- Juvenile literature.
Children's stories -- Authorship -- Juvenile literature.
Children's stories, American -- Bio-bibliography.
Children's stories, English -- Bio-bibliography.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Interviews.
Authors, English -- 20th century -- Interviews.
Humorous stories -- Authorship.
Children's stories -- Authorship.
Added Author Marcus, Leonard S., 1950- comp. ed.
ISBN 9780763632540 (reinforced) : $21.99
0763632546 (reinforced) : $21.99

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