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The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig

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It was time for the three little wolves to go out into the world, so off they went and built themselves a splendid brick house. But they hadn't reckoned on the big bad pig who soon came along and knocked their house down. andlt;BRandgt;The little wolves built a stronger house of concrete, in which they were andlt;Iandgt;sureandlt;/Iandgt; to be safe. But that didn't stop the big bad pig, who made short work of it with a pneumatic drill. Even a house made of armor plates could not protect them. It was only a chance encounter with a flamingo bird that solved their dilemma in an entirely unexpected and satisfactory way. andlt;BRandgt;Helen Oxenbury's enchanting watercolor illustrations, full of humorous details and visual excitement, are the perfect accompaniment to this hilarious retelling-in-reverse of the traditional tale.

Synopsis:

A hilarious retelling of the traditional story. It's time for the three little wolves to go out on their own, so off they go to build themselves a sturdy brick house. They hadn't reckoned on a big bad pig with a sledgehammer! Oxenbury's enchanting watercolor illustrations, full of delightful details, will entertain all ages.

Synopsis:

It was time for the three little wolves to go out into the world, so off they went and built themselves a splendid brick house. But they hadn't reckoned on the big bad pig who soon came along and knocked their house down.

The little wolves built a stronger house of concrete, in which they were sure to be safe. But that didn't stop the big bad pig, who made short work of it with a pneumatic drill. Even a house made of armor plates could not protect them. It was only a chance encounter with a flamingo bird that solved their dilemma in an entirely unexpected and satisfactory way.

Helen Oxenbury's enchanting watercolor illustrations, full of humorous details and visual excitement, are the perfect accompaniment to this hilarious retelling-in-reverse of the traditional tale.

About the Author

Helen Oxenbury is the renowned illustrator of many classic picture books, including andlt;iandgt;Weand#8217;re Going on a Bear Huntandlt;/iandgt; by Michael Rosen and andlt;iandgt;The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pigandlt;/iandgt; by Eugene Trivizas. Ms. Oxenbury lives with her husband, illustrator John Burningham, in North London.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780689505690
ill.:
Oxenbury, Helen,
Author:
Oxenbury, Helen
Author:
Trivizas, Eugene
Publisher:
Margaret K. McElderry Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Anthologies
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Fairy tales
Subject:
Wit and humor
Subject:
Animals - Wolves
Subject:
Mythology-Folklore and Storytelling
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B221
Series Volume:
9332
Publication Date:
September 1993
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 2 up to 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
12 x 9 in 13.335 oz
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
07-10

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Product details 32 pages Margaret K. McElderry Books - English 9780689505690 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A hilarious retelling of the traditional story. It's time for the three little wolves to go out on their own, so off they go to build themselves a sturdy brick house. They hadn't reckoned on a big bad pig with a sledgehammer! Oxenbury's enchanting watercolor illustrations, full of delightful details, will entertain all ages.
"Synopsis" by ,

It was time for the three little wolves to go out into the world, so off they went and built themselves a splendid brick house. But they hadn't reckoned on the big bad pig who soon came along and knocked their house down.

The little wolves built a stronger house of concrete, in which they were sure to be safe. But that didn't stop the big bad pig, who made short work of it with a pneumatic drill. Even a house made of armor plates could not protect them. It was only a chance encounter with a flamingo bird that solved their dilemma in an entirely unexpected and satisfactory way.

Helen Oxenbury's enchanting watercolor illustrations, full of humorous details and visual excitement, are the perfect accompaniment to this hilarious retelling-in-reverse of the traditional tale.

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