The Three Little Pigs and the Somewhat Bad Wolf

The Three Little Pigs and the Somewhat Bad Wolf

Picture Book - 2013
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In this original version of the traditional tale, the three little pigs are in their usual trouble with the somewhat bad wolf--who is really just very hungry and frustrated that the pizza parlor will not serve him.
Publisher: New York : Orchard Books, ©2013.
ISBN: 9780439915014
Branch Call Number: E FIC TEAG
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 32 cm
Alternative Title: Three little pigs.


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Mar 04, 2018

Cute book. Nice to see they included one whole female character.

Feb 09, 2015

Comparing with content of original story, it is changed a little bit. However, it does not make the story reduce its attraction. My kids love this story and they study with thier hearts.

SPL_Kids Nov 28, 2013

The traditional story of three pigs and a hungry wolf has been retold by author Mark Teague with some hilarious, modern twists and large, colourful illustrations.

When the farmer decided to move to Florida, he sold his farm, paid his three pigs for their good work over the years, and drove off.

The first pig built a flimsy straw house; the second heaped together a rickety home of sticks, and the third constructed a solid home of brick and mortar.

The next day, a hungry, somewhat bad wolf came to town. The hot dog stand was closed, as was the doughnut shop - and the pizza parlour didn’t allow wolves. In desperation, he blew down the homes of the first two pigs, who sped away on their scooters.

At the third pig’s house, however, the wolf tried and tried but could not blow it down. Overcome by hunger and a lack of oxygen, the wolf collapsed on the lawn.

Inside, the three pigs were watching their favourite television show when they noticed the prone wolf outside. They went out to help him. The grateful wolf apologized, “I was so hungry, I could not think straight!”

The pigs, who also loved to eat, were sympathetic. They invited the wolf to stay for dinner - which he did. (And in a “happily-ever-after ending, he later became a very good friend to the three pigs.)


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red_lion_1061 thinks this title is suitable for 6 years and under

SPL_Kids Nov 28, 2013

SPL_Kids thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 3 and 6


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