Reference: Wiesner, D. (2001). The three pig. New York, NY: Houghton Mifflin Company.
Brief Annotation: The story starts out as the traditional fairy tale of the three pigs, but then something happens. When the wolf blows the houses down, the pigs are blown out of the storybook. They can travel to other fairytales and remove characters from their fairytales. They rescue a dragon and a cat but ultimately decide to go home. When they do, the wolf tries to eat the pigs, but they have their new dragon friend to protect them.
Grade Level: K-3rd Grade
Readers who would like this book: Readers who love fairytales would enjoy this book. They can hear some traditional stories with a huge twist.
Rating and Response: I give this book a 4/5. It is well written and incredibly creative. It was exciting to read and made me want to see what was going to happen on the next page.
Text-Dependent Questions: What happened when the wolf tried to blow down the three pigs’ houses? Were they truly eaten?