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SQUIDS WILL BE SQUIDS: Fresh Morals for Beastly Fables

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

This latest bright, glib collection of tales irreverently updates Aesop-like fables as Beavis and Butthead might have rewritten them. Scieszka and Smith (Summer Reading Is Killing Me, p. 816, etc.) forego tradition by ditching standard animal characters for the likes of a squid, a musk ox, and an animated stick of beef jerky. The introduction explains that fables were a way people could "gossip ... Read full review

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Awesome.book read it in elementary

Review: Squids Will be Squids: Fresh Morals, Beastly Fables (Picture Puffin)

User Review  - Romelle - Goodreads

Whenever you combine Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith, you can be sure to expect a laugh-out-loud, over-the-top comedy show in pictures. In this story, author Sciezka shares his own take on Aesop fables ... Read full review

Review: Squids Will be Squids: Fresh Morals, Beastly Fables (Picture Puffin)

User Review  - Jonathan Contreras - Goodreads

I give this book 4 stars because I really liked. It wasn't really funny, but the irony of the stories made the morals and the fables funny. This book is for older people because little kids won't get ... Read full review

Review: Squids Will be Squids: Fresh Morals, Beastly Fables (Picture Puffin)

User Review  - Oliver Danni - Goodreads

This book was a lot of fun, though I am not sure I would have liked it as much when I was in the target age group. Readers who are disturbed by morbid humor might find some of the stories in this book ... Read full review

Review: Squids Will be Squids: Fresh Morals, Beastly Fables (Picture Puffin)

User Review  - Alison Durbin - Goodreads

This book is interesting to say the least. I liked how they included new (and unique) fables I had never heard of before. Many of them were funny, but some still leave me puzzled. I loved the idea of ... Read full review

Review: Squids Will be Squids: Fresh Morals, Beastly Fables (Picture Puffin)

User Review  - Madilyn - Goodreads

Haha.. This is a very cute book! I was originally looking for Stinky Cheese Man to read to my daughter, but the bookstore I went to didn't have it, so I looked through Scieszka's other picture books ... Read full review

Review: Squids Will be Squids: Fresh Morals, Beastly Fables (Picture Puffin)

User Review  - Sharon - Goodreads

excellent twist on fables! Read full review

Review: Squids Will be Squids: Fresh Morals, Beastly Fables (Picture Puffin)

User Review  - Penny - Goodreads

Blah. Read full review

Review: Squids Will be Squids: Fresh Morals, Beastly Fables (Picture Puffin)

User Review  - Douglas Jankowski - Goodreads

I think this was one of the funniest and wittiest books I have read. It's a good take on Aesop's Fables and takes common sayings and phrases and turns them into a satirical pun. I enjoyed every page ... Read full review

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