Books By Steven Joseph
Cranky Superpowers: Life Lessons Learned from the Common CrankaTsuris Chronicles
Turn Crankiness into your Superpower
Get ready to embrace your inner curmudgeon with crankiness expert Steven Joseph.
In his award-winning masterpiece “A Grownup Guide to Effective Crankiness: The CrankaTsuris Method,” we learned how to navigate and celebrate our grouchy moments. Now, in “Cranky Superpowers: Life Lessons Learned from the Common CrankaTsuris Chronicles,” our journey to mastering our moodiness takes a humorous twist that is guaranteed to have you chuckling out loud.
Peppered with captivating tales, both fresh and familiar, “Cranky Superpowers” unveils the often-missed hilarity in our everyday grumbles and groans. But it’s not all laughter—this witty guide offers priceless insights into our hidden “Cranky Superpowers,” powers that when harnessed correctly, can ignite a more understanding, patient, and positively cranky version of ourselves.
“Cranky Superpowers” is a rollicking journey of self-discovery, one that not only entertains but enlightens. So, put on your favorite cape and tights, and get ready to unlock your potential, unleash your better self, and find a little bit of humor in the perfectly imperfect art of being human.
Snoodles in Space: A Snoodle, the Zoodle Kidoodles, and One Happy Schmoodle
In this follow-up book, when the Zoodle Kidoodles from the planet Zoodle abduct Norman Noodle and Sally Stroodle, the Zoodle Kidoodles threaten to take all of Earth’s noodles— unless they perform the necessary brain operation on their grand leader, Cloodle the Grand Roodle, and fix their spaceship’s failing engines.
The one problem? Norman Noodle and Sally Stroodle are simple bakers. Sour Croodleman’s Prickly Peppered Purple Propulsion Powered Pickle invention is their only hope, but will he unite with Herbie Snoodleman to save the planet?
The answer is here, in this Wackadoodle Tale from Outer Space!
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Snoodles, Kidoodles, Poodles, and Lots and Lots of Noodles
A feel good, smell good, and taste good story for children
Out of a world where crankiness reigns and cars run on sauerkraut, comes an invention that changes everything: the SnoodleMobile, the brainchild of Herbie Snoodleman. Now cars are powered by noodles, and the delicious aroma produced fills everyone with happiness.
One person, though, does not enjoy the clear sky and clean air: Sour Croodleman, the creator of the once-popular Kraut Mobile. And when he seeks revenge on Herbie Snoodleman, something terrible happens. (After all, anything is possible when cars run on noodles).
Snoodles, Kidoodles, Poodles and Lots and Lots of Noodles is a feel-good story for children age 5-10 that tastes and smells so good they will want more. Author Steven Joseph invites readers to enter a world where imagination can solve any challenge, and even the crankiest person can find happiness.
Support the Ukrainian People
On October 28, 1924, my mother, Rose Joseph, was born in a small town named Irshava in what is now in Western Ukraine. She was a concentration camp survivor and emigrated afterwards to the United States.
In memory of my mom who survived the horrors of war more than 75 years ago, I am donating 25% of all proceeds from the sale of my book Snoodles, Kidoodles, Poodles and Lots and Lots of Noodles to the Ukranian Crisis Relief Fund. Read a story about how creativity can make the world a better place and know that your purchase will help families in need, get to a better place.
A Grownup Guide to Effective Crankiness: The CrankaTsuris Method
Life can be a lot more fun when you master how to be effectively cranky! And in this book about “effective crankiness,” ultimately love will always be the answer.
Author Steven Joseph observes that we typically do not hesitate to pour out our CrankaTsuris all over our spouses, kids, parents, and siblings. As a consequence, there can be a CrankaTsuris retaliation. He shares the effective way to be cranky while still making the world a happier place.
The Last Surviving Dinosaur: The TyrantoCrankaTsuris
In this playful, imaginative tale that draws inspiration from Jewish culture, author Steven Joseph reminds children and adults alike that we all have a little TyrantoCrankaTsuris in us and encourages readers to balance their woes with the positive things in life in pursuit of a happier world.