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The Goods

Volume 1



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A compilation of fun for readers of all ages, created by McSweeney’s.

Prepare to be entertained (and informed) by the award-winning McSweeney’s team. Featuring some of children’s literature’s best-known and loved authors and illustrators, this book offers unremitting amusement in a literary funfair of games, puzzles, comics, and other diversions. Thoughtfully conceived and visually unsurpassable, The Goods will captivate adults and children alike.

Praise For The Goods: Volume 1

From newly minted words and dress-up Rasputin dolls to internal organ trading cards, [The Goods is] more than enough to keep hipster parents and their kids entertained.
—Publishers Weekly

[A] crazy, remarkable compilation of persistent fun, games, activities and brain joggers for young readers that even veteran readers will enjoy with a knowing smirk and nod toward its creativity and multitude of talented contributors.
—Fall 2013 Parents' Choice Awards

Big Picture Press, 9780763668945, 96pp.

Publication Date: October 8, 2013

About the Author

Mac Barnett is a New York Times bestselling author of books for children, including Extra Yarn, which won a 2013 Caldecott Honor. Brian McMullen is the award-winning senior art director and a senior editor at McSweeney's, the independent publishing company founded by Dave Eggers. Together, they created The Goods.