La verdadera historia de los tres cerditos! (The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs)

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The wolf gives his own outlandish version of what really happened when he tangled with the three little pigs. Spanish language edition.

The True Story of the Three Little Pigs.

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Overview

The wolf gives his own outlandish version of what really happened when he tangled with the three little pigs. Spanish language edition.

The True Story of the Three Little Pigs.

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Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
"Designed with uncommon flair," said PW, this "gaily newfangled version of the classic tale" takes sides with the villain. "Imaginative watercolors eschew realism, further updating the tale." A Spanish-language reprint will be issued simultaneously ($4.99, -055758-X). Ages 3-8. (Mar.)
School Library Journal
K-Gr 5 --A new slant on an old, familiar tale. The much maligned A. Wolf tells his side of the story and offers benign explanations for his bad behavior. This translation retains the colorful language and sense of fun found in its English counterpart. Some of the vocabulary is regionalized and may not be universally understood by all Spanish-speaking children without adult clarification. The stylized watercolors with dark shadowing, clever use of perspective, and textured detail will appeal to audiences sophisticated enough to enjoy the tongue-in-cheek humor.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780140557589
  • Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
  • Publication date: 3/28/1996
  • Language: Spanish
  • Edition description: Spanish-language Edition
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 374,991
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • Lexile: 400L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.16 (h) x 0.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Jon Scieszka

Multiple award-winning author Jon Scieszka grew up in Flint, Michigan, the second oldest and the nicest of six boys. Jon went to school at Culver Military Academy in Indiana where he was a Lieutenant; Albion College in Michigan where he studied to be a doctor; and Columbia University in New York, where he received an M.F.A. in fiction. He taught elementary school in New York for ten years in a variety of positions. He is the author of many books for children including the New York Times Best Illustrated Book The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales (illustrated by Lane Smith), the Caldecott Honor book The True Story of the Three Little Pigs (illustrated by Lane Smith), and Math Curse (illustrated by Lane Smith).  In addition to his work as an author, Jon also runs a web-based literacy program called “Guys Read” that is designed to encourage boys, particularly reluctant readers, to get involved with books. In 2008, Jon was named the country’s first National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, a joint effort of the Library of Congress and the Children’s Book Council. During his two-year role as Ambassador, he acted as a spokesperson for children’s literature, speaking to groups of parents, teachers, and children to encourage the importance of reading. You can visit Jon online at www.jsworldwide.com.

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