Les Trois Cochons

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Piglet brothers 'Ti Joe, 'Ti Claude, and 'Ti Fr�re have reached the age when Mam�re Cochon must send them out into the world to seek their fortunes. As they venture out on their own, they must each find, or build, their own homes. At the same time, they must be ever on the lookout for the hungry loup-garou.

A Cajun retelling of the familiar tale about three pigs who set out to build homes of their own in Louisiana and then must outsmart a hungry wolf. Includes ...

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Overview

Piglet brothers 'Ti Joe, 'Ti Claude, and 'Ti Fr�re have reached the age when Mam�re Cochon must send them out into the world to seek their fortunes. As they venture out on their own, they must each find, or build, their own homes. At the same time, they must be ever on the lookout for the hungry loup-garou.

A Cajun retelling of the familiar tale about three pigs who set out to build homes of their own in Louisiana and then must outsmart a hungry wolf. Includes pronunciation and definitions for the many French words used in the story.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781565543256
  • Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/28/1999
  • Series: Cajun Tall Tales Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 840,037
  • Age range: 5 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

A former teacher who makes frequent school appearances, Sheila Hébert-Collins proudly claims a heritage that is completely Cajun. A native of Abbeville, Louisiana, Hébert-Collins combined her love and pride of her culture with her love of children's literature to create unique, Cajun fairy tales. Because of her talent, she is featured on the Louisiana State Artist Roster as an author and Cajun storyteller. She has also written Cendrillon: A Cajun Cinderella, Blanchette et Les Sept Petits Cajuns: A Cajun Snow White, Jacques et La Canne à Sucre: A Cajun Jack and the Beanstalk, Jolie Blonde and the Three Héberts: A Cajun Twist to an Old Tale, Les Trois Cochons, and 'T Pousette et 'T Poulette: A Cajun Hansel and Gretel, all published by Pelican.

The lush surroundings of his south Louisiana home and studio often influence the work of award-winning illustrator Patrick Soper. The work of Patrick Soper, a member of the Society of Illustrators, has appeared in national publications such as Outdoor Life, Organic Gardening, and West Coast Book Review. In addition to Cendrillon: A Cajun Cinderella, he has illustrated Cajun Folktales, Contes Populaires Cadiens, Mardi Gras in the Country, and A Christmas Dictionary, all published by Pelican.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 4, 2013

    precious!

    I love this Cajun version of the classic 3 Little Pigs!

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