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The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs!

The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs!

by Jon Scieszka Illustrated by Lane Smith

The big bad wolf has spent ten years in pig prison for the destruction of the three little pigs, and he has quite a story to tell that just might prove his innocence!

Alexander T. Wolf writes his own account of this infamous meeting, and insists that he was railroaded in the classic fairytale. After all, it was only an innocent sneeze (he had a bad cold), and all he wanted was to borrow a cup of sugar from one of the pigs. Why is he now the bad guy?

Smith's colorful and humorous illustrations put an interesting spin on the comical text. An engaging read for young readers. Teachers and parents will get a kick out of it too!

7, 8, 9
Interest Level
Grades 2 - 4
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading
Tandem Library
Book Type
Read-Aloud Book
Comedy and Humor, Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Fables

About the Author and Illustrator

Jon Scieszka Jon Scieszka, author of The Stinky Cheese Man and The Time Warp Trio series, loves to make kids laugh. His secret? Kids can be silly andsmart!
Lane Smith

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