Big Bad Wolf's first visit to his local library (as related in "Mind Your Manners, B.B. Wolf") was such a success that he returns to tell his version of The Three Little Pigs. His outrageous spin on the tale draws skeptical remarks from his audience: Isn t that wolf's nose getting longer? asks Pinocchio. It's a cooked-up, half-baked tale, snaps the Gingerbread Boy. And Tell the truth, B.B. Wolf squeal the Three Little Pigs. Caught in his own lie, B.B. explains that he is a reformed villain: Now I m begging on my knees, Little Pigs, forgive me, please How B.B. turns his bad old deed into a good new one provides a happy ending to this fun-to-read fractured fairytale.
About the Author
Judy Sierra is the author of many award-winning books for children including the bestsellers "Antarctic Antics", illustrated by Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey; "Wild About Books", illustrated by Marc Brown; and "The Secret Science Project that Almost Ate the School", illustrated by Stephen Gammell. Sierra holds a PhD in folklore and mythology from the University of California, Los Angeles, and is renowned for her retellings of traditional tales. She lives with her husband in Northern California. Visit her online at JudySierra.net.
J.OTTO SEIBOLD is the co-creator of Harcourt's Olive, My Love and Gluey: A Snail Tale. He also illustrated The Pig in the Spigot, written by former U.S. Poet Laureate Richard Wilbur (Harcourt 2000), as well as a slew of other books written by Vivian Walsh: Penguin Dreams (Chronicle, 1999), Olive, the Other Reindeer (Chronicle, 1997), Going to the Getty (J. Paul Getty Museum, 1997), Monkey Business (Viking, 1995), and Free Lunch (Viking, 1996). Mr. Seibold live in San Francisco, California.