The Three Pigs

This book definitely surprised me. I figured it would be another version of the three little pigs that was basically the same old. same old tale…I was very wrong.

The story DOES begin like all the other tales of the three little pigs: the big bad wolf knocks on the first pig’s door, he says the same old “I’ll huff and puff and blow your house in,” however, once he “eats the pig up” it somehow ends up off the page! Same scenario for the second one too. All of a sudden, all three pigs are wandering around outside of the pages. They come across the rhyme, Hey Diddle, Diddle, and then mosey into a story with a dragon (where they rescue the dragon). Now, outside the pages with the pigs is the cat with his fiddle and a dragon. They decide to go back to all live in the third pig’s brick house and the dragon helps take care of the pesky wolf.

This book was engaging and different and gives the perfect twist, but mid book. A fun way to retell a classic fairy tale.

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Wiesner, David (2001). The three pigs. New York, NY: Clarion

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