The Three Little Pigs and the Somewhat Bad Wolf
Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780439915014 Hardcover
48 Pages | 9.38" x 12.23" | Ages 3 to 5
Award-winning author and illustrator Mark Teague tells his humourous version of "The Three Little Pigs" with a zany twist!
Three pigs spend their money on different things: potato chips, sody-pop, and building supplies. It comes as no surprise that a wolf is able to blow down the first two pigs' houses. When the wolf can't blow down the third pig's brick house, everyone comes together and the fun begins. The first two pigs give him potato chips and sody-pop, and the third pig makes everyone a healthy meal. Since only one pig has a house left, the other two pigs and the wolf move in with her. The somewhat bad wolf is no longer hungry.
Raves & reviews:
"Teague's oil paintings are marvelously detailed and brightly colored. His pigs are full of personality, and their human traits and accessories are sure to delight. A fine addition to the fractured-fairy-tale shelf." -Kirkus
"[A] humorously entertaining and refreshing adaptation of the classic tale . . . a thoroughly delightful reading experience." -School Library Journal
"Readers familiar with the original tale will be amused by Teague's humorous meta-commentary . . . as well as the clever details in his creamy, textured oil paintings." -Publishers Weekly
"Animated with drama and deadpan wit, Teague's large-scale oil paintings show up very well from a distance, making this a good story-hour choice." -Booklist