The True Story of Three Little Pigs: Jon Scieszka

 

The True Story of Three Little Pigs

Author/Illustrator: Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith
Publisher: Viking
Publication Year: 1989
Brief Summary: The wolf tells his version of the story of the Three Little Pigs.

Awards, Honors and Prizes:

 Ideas for using this book in classroom or library and/or brief notes on curriculum connections/content learning standards/Common Core, etc.:
  • Discuss fractured fairytales…how is this different/similar to the story of the Three Little Pigs that we are familiar with?
  • Who do you think it’s telling the truth?  How do you feel about the wolf after hearing his version?
  • Language Arts: discuss the concept of point of view…what does this mean? Why does it matter whose point of view the story is written in?

Special features included (if applicable) — index; timeline; author’s notes; further reading; etc. N/A

Accessed at: Thrasher Elementary Library

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