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Author: Cathy Camper, Christopher Healy, Deborah Hopkinson, Eugene Yelchin, Ingrid Law, Jack Gantos, Jon Scieszka, Laurie Halse Anderson, Lemony Snicket, Raúl Gonzalez, Sharon Creech Narrator: Michael Curran-Dorsano, J. D. Cullum, David DeSantos, Lucien Dodge Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: April 2017 ISBN: 9780062661715
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Heroes & Villains, the seventh volume in Jon Scieszka’s Guys Read Library of Great Reading, is chock-full of adventure featuring an array of characters—with and without capes.

Featuring ten all-new, original stories that run the gamut from fantasy to contemporary adventure to nonfiction, and featuring eleven of the most acclaimed, exciting writers for kids working today, this collection is the perfect book for you, whether you use your powers for good—or evil.

Authors include Laurie Halse Anderson, Cathy Camper and Raúl Gonzalez, Sharon Creech, Jack Gantos, Christopher Healy, Deborah Hopkinson, Ingrid Law, Pam Muñoz Ryan, Lemony Snicket, and Eugene Yelchin.

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  • “This seventh volume of Scieszka’s Guys Read series has a robust bunch of heavy-hitting authors, a diverse group of voices narrating, and stories with a little something for everyone. These pieces have a great mix of humor and heart, and the narrators work to bring out hope, mischief, and mystery to keep listeners wanting more. These pieces are vastly different stylistically, but they work beautifully as a collection, and the use of multiple narrators with varying styles and characterizations highlights the strengths of each piece while providing lively and engaging adventures for listeners. A quality listen for all ages and genders, ideal for fans of short stories and unique characters.”


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About the Author

Jon Scieszka is the National Ambassador for Children’s Literature emeritus and the bestselling author of more than twenty-five books for kids, including The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales; Math Curse; and the Frank Einstein series. He founded Guys Read to encourage a passion for reading among young boys, with the philosophy that boys love to read most when they are reading things they love. He is a former elementary school teacher.

About the Narrators

Michael Curran-Dorsano is a voice talent and AudioFile Earphones Award–winning narrator.

David DeSantos, a native of Los Angeles, is a proud member of Actors Equity Association, having performed at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Berkeley Rep, Arena Stage, and South Coast Rep, to name a few. As an audiobook narrator, he played Laertes in the Grammy-nominated audio recording of Hamlet. Along with many roles on television and in film, he produces a web series called This Is Why I’m Single.