The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka

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The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs Read Online Free - 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.”
Children’s Literature
“Older kids (and adults) will find very funny.”
School Library Journal

Title : The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs
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ISBN : 0140544518
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 32 pages


Anne rated it ★★★★★

October 11, 2017

This is maybe the BEST 3 Little Pigs story out there. My daughter saw this on our bookshelf the other day and freaked out (she's 9, so cut her some slack) because she didn't realize we owned it. In her defense, it's a skinny little paperback that had probably been lost between 3 bjillion other ski...

Ronyell rated it ★★★★★

June 22, 2013

“The True Story of the Three Little Pigs” became one of the most popular books in 1989, earning awards, including the New York Times Best Illustrated book. Also, this story is notably popular for its wit and humor as Alexander T. Wolf (Al for short) tries to explain to the reader his side of the...

Seth rated it ★★★★★

October 23, 2008

This book is so freaking awesome! Everybody should read it- now. Just do it. Just eat it. I mean... whatever. BTW, this is Barbara (Seth's sister )writing Seth's review. Back (this is Barbara pretending to be Seth)in my day, when I was but a wee lad of the tender age of four or five or something,...

Candace rated it ★★★★★

October 15, 2017

I read this way back when I was in elementary school for the first time and thought it was a-a-a-awesome. So, when my daughter came into the world eight years ago, I had to get her books to know what awesome truly is! Anyway, I just now remembered to review this book when I saw Anne's review on i...

Jordan rated it ★★★★★

March 10, 2009

This is one of my favorite books as a child. I always enjoyed the idea that the true story of the three little pigs, was different than what we knew to be true. I have to say even as a child I always liked the big bad wolf better than those annoying little pigs, maybe this was an early sign of my...

Matthew rated it ★★★★★

August 10, 2016

To check out my reviews: I remember being introduced to this book when I was in 7th grade by my civics teacher. She is a lawyer and during that period she wanted to showcase what lawyers do in the courtroom and the jargon terms they use when they prosecute and...

Janet rated it ★★★★★

December 11, 2013

Having grown up with the story of "The Three Little Pigs," when I first read this spoof on the traditional tale, I just had to laugh. The wolf tells his side of the story just like young children always feel it's important to give their version of what happens. According to the wolf, he was not d...

Chris rated it ★★★★★

October 02, 2017

While every child has heard the tale of the Three Little Pigs. Very few have heard the story from the point of view of the poor, germ afflicted, Alexander Wolf Reading this traditional tale from the point of view of the usual 'baddie,' was very amusing. Particularly, the clever way in which A. W...

Becky rated it ★★★★☆

June 03, 2014

Many variations of the three little pigs story are told with sympathy for the pigs who are being tormented by the big, bad wolf. In this version of the story, the wolf insists that the entire event was a big misunderstanding. He admits to eating the pigs, but insisted it was after they accidental...

Cherina rated it ★★★★☆

October 06, 2008

Summary: This is a spin-off of the original story The Three Little Pigs. Alexander Wolf gets his chance to explain his side of the story. Instead of being an intimidating, evil wolf, he went to his two neighbors (the pig brothers) to borrow a cup of sugar. He had a rather nasty cold and so he end...

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