The Three Little Pigs

Title: The Three Little Pigs

Author: Janet Brown

Publisher: Armadillo Books

Number of pages: 24

Type of Book: Fiction; Classic; Fairytale

Age: 0 – 4

Available here: https://www.laternabooks.com/laterna_product_details.php?v=13019&c=111; https://www.amazon.co.uk/Three-Little-Pigs-First-Reading/dp/1861473966?ie=UTF8&*Version*=1&*entries*=0

Price: N700; 3.99GBP

MY SUMMARY

Enter the big bad wolf! In this retelling of the classic fairytale, three little pigs try to save themselves from the big bad wolf. The first two pigs make houses of straw and wood respectively and are eaten by the wolf who huffs and puffs and destroys their houses before eating them. The third little pig however outsmarts the wolf. Read the book to find out/remember how the third little pig escaped the big bad wolf and what became of the wolf.

THUMBS UP AND DOWN

UP: This is a great book. Using lively illustrations and simple diction, it encourages children to read. The icing on the cake? It also teaches children to write and observe. It features some writing exercises and games (like spot-the-difference)! I recommend this book for all kids aged 0 to 4!

DOWN: None!!!

RATING

4 Stars.

TRIVIA

  1. The original fairytale is over a hundred years old! The first printed version was made in the 1840s![1]

HAVE FUN WITH THIS BOOK

  1. Read the story here: http://grundschule.bildung-rp.de/fileadmin/user_upload/grundschule.bildung-rp.de/Downloads/Fremdsprachen/Unterrichtsbeispiele/three_little_pigs/Material-Fairytales.pdf
  2. Watch a video here:

CHALLENGE: The Three Little Pigs

CREATE (WRITE a Story/Poem OR DRAW)

  1. Identify 3 plants and 3 animals in the picture (4 year olds)

http://www.hellokids.com/c_4781/coloring-pages/disney-coloring-pages/three-little-pigs-coloring-pages/fifer-fiddler-and-edmund-scare-the-wolf

OR

  1. Identify and colour the pigs (2-3 year olds)

http://www.hellokids.com/c_4781/coloring-pages/disney-coloring-pages/three-little-pigs-coloring-pages/fifer-fiddler-and-edmund-scare-the-wolf

Send your answers to ugochinyelu.anidi@gmail.com

Entry requirements: Entrants must be within the 2 – 4 age range. The first correct entry will be announced on this page and will win a copy of this book.

Answers must be submitted before 12:00am on Tuesday, May 10th 2015.

Next Book of the Week:

THE GINGERBREAD MAN by Ladybird

 

 

 

 

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Three_Little_Pigs

 

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