March 2015, Little Tiger Press, 32 pages, Paperback, Review copy
Content: mild peril, humour
Summary from Little Tiger Press
Three little pigs set off to build new homes for themselves. But someone big and bad soon comes looking for a tasty piggy snack . . .
Can the pigs outwit the wicked wolf?
Think you know this famous fairy tale? I did, but that didn't stop this being the best retelling I've ever read. It should come with a laughter warning, there's humour on every page, probably more so because I knew what was coming next and strongly suspected there would be a happy end. The activities the pigs do to in and out of their houses brought more laughter. I was scared for them because the wolf was extremely mean and scary, but the ending sorted him out and helped the pigs learn a valuable lesson of doing all they can to protect themselves, and not be so overconfident.
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