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Mar 01, 1996
| ISBN 9780140544510
| 5-8 years
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| ISBN 9780451471956
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| ISBN 9780670827596
| 5-8 years
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You thought you knew the story of the “The Three Little Pigs”… You thought wrong. In this hysterical and clever fracture fairy tale picture book that twists point of view and perspective, young readers will finally hear the other side of the story of “The Three Little Pigs.” “In this humorous story, Alexander T. Wolf tells his own outlandish version of what really happens during his encounter with the three pigs…. Smith’s simplistic and wacky illustrations add to the effectiveness of this fractured fairy tale.”—Children’s Literature “Older kids (and adults) will find very funny.”—School Library Journal
A contemporary classic celebrates its 25th birthday. Twenty-five years in the Big House and A. Wolf is still sticking to his story: he was framed! As for that huffing and puffing stuff? A big lie. A. Wolf was just trying to borrow a cup of sugar to make his poor old granny a birthday cake. Who should you believe, the pigs or the wolf? You read. You decide. A quarter-century after publication, with over two million copies sold, The True Story of the Three Little Pigs remains as funny and irreverent as the inventive minds of Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith. Viking is celebrating this landmark anniversary with a handsome gift edition, featuring a stunning new jacket with lots of silver. And there’s a surprise inside as well!
A spoof on the three little pigs story, this time told from the wolf’s point of view. Lane Smith also illustrated Hallowe’en ABC which was one of The New York Times Best Illustrated Books of the Year.
Jon Scieszka is probably best known for his bestselling picture books including The True Story of the Three Little Pigs! and The Stinky Cheese Man. He is also the founder of www.guysread.com and a champion force behind www.guyslisten.com. He lives in… More about Jon Scieszka
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