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The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs (Paperback)
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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.
Older kids (and adults) will find very funny.
School Library Journal.
About the Author
Jon Scieszka was born in Flint, Michigan. The second oldest, and nicest, of six boys. No girls. Author of The True Story of the Three Little Pigs!, The Stinky Cheeseman, Knucklehead, and a mess of others. New series in the works with Abrams about Frank Einstein, kid science genius. With robots. And a chimpanzee.
Lane Smith has written and illustrated a bunch of stuff, most recently Grandpa Green which was a 2012 Caldecott Honor book and It's a Book which was on the New York Times bestseller list for over six months and has been translated into over twenty languages. His other works include the national bestsellers Madam President and John, Paul, George & Ben. His titles with Jon Scieszka have included the Caldecott Honor winner The Stinky Cheese Man; The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs; Math Curse; and Science Verse. Lane's other high profile titles include Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!by Dr. Seuss and Jack Prelutsky; The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip by George Saunders; Big Plans by Bob Shea; and James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl. In 1996 Lane served as Conceptual Designer on the Disney film version of James and the Giant Peach.
His books have appeared on the New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year list four times. Lane and book designer Molly Leach live in rural Connecticut.