The True Story of the Three Little Pigs

Title: The True Story of the Three Little Pigs

Bibliography: Scieszka, Jon. (1996). The True Story of the Three Little Pigs. New York: Puffin.

Short Annotation: The three little pigs story told from the wolf’s point of view.

Genre: Fiction

Grade Level: K-5

Readers who will like this book: Children who enjoy fairytales.

Personal response and rating: I thought this book was great. It was full of wit even adults will love. Rating: 5

Question: Does anyone know the classic tale of the Three Little Pigs? Who’s point of view is the story told from?

Reading Strategy Connection:

a. Reading strategy: Reading Log

b: This strategy has the students writing their reactions and opinions about the book their listening to during a read-aloud. Pictures are also encouraged.

c: This strategy would work well with this book because the students are most likely already familiar with the original Three Little Pigs story, so they can use the reading log to note their reactions to this story which puts a twist on the original story.

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