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An inventive picture book that reminds me just a bit of The True Story of The Big Bad Wolf by Jon Scieska and Lane Smith, in that it assumes you know the traditional tale and then departs from it In Wiesner's version we begin with the conventional story with a kind of retro illustration style, then one pig gets blown into an alternative universe where the pages of the original story appear on the page in a kind of metafictional way The pigs escape in this reinvention.I have five Wiesner books in front of me, in part because I have a big book to read about the wordless storytelling he may be best known for, and I would say that the reinvented part would have been better served by no words But the artwork here (2001) is a leap forward in his work from Free Fall (1988) and Hurricane (1990) Visually and narratively edgier stuff. This Caldecott Medalwinning picture book begins placidly and familiarly enough, with three pigs collecting materials and going off to build houses of straw, sticks, and bricks But the wolf’s huffing and puffing blows the first pig right out of the storyand into the realm of pure imagination The transition signals the start of a freewheeling adventure with characteristic David Wiesner effects—cinematic flow, astonishing shifts of perspective, and sly humor, as well as episodes of flight Satisfying both as a story and as an exploration of the nature of story, The Three Pigs takes visual narrative to a new level Dialogue balloons, text excerpts, and a wide variety of illustration styles guide the reader through a dazzling fantasy universe to the surprising and happy ending Fans of Tuesday’s frogs and Sector ’s clouds will be captivated by old friends—the Three Pigs of nursery fame and their companions—in a new guise ❰PDF / Epub❯ ☀ Poltergeist (Greywalker, Author Kat Richardson – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk with three pigs collecting materials and going off to build houses of straw ➣ [Epub] ➝ OBaby By Geoffrey Johnson ➭ – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk sticks ❰Download❯ ➽ Defiant (MacKinnons Rangers, Author Pamela Clare – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk and bricks But the wolf’s huffing and puffing blows the first pig right out of the storyand into the realm of pure imagination The transition signals the start of a freewheeling adventure with characteristic David Wiesner effects—cinematic flow ❥ [KINDLE] ❂ 21 Divisiones de Los Misterios Sanses By Ernesto Bravo Estrada ➢ – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk astonishing shifts of perspective ❴EPUB❵ ✺ Nightfall (Dark Age Dawning, Author Ellen Connor – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk and sly humor [KINDLE] ❅ The Good Daughter ❥ Karin Slaughter – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk as well as episodes of flight Satisfying both as a story and as an exploration of the nature of story [Read] ➵ Crysis Author Peter Watts – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk The Three Pigs takes visual narrative to a new level Dialogue balloons ➿ [Download] ➽ Fractured (Will Trent, By Karin Slaughter ➵ – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk text excerpts ❰Epub❯ ➜ Ghost Author Fred Burton – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk and a wide variety of illustration styles guide the reader through a dazzling fantasy universe to the surprising and happy ending Fans of Tuesday’s frogs and Sector ’s clouds will be captivated by old friends—the Three Pigs of nursery fame and their companions—in a new guise David Wiesner's The Three Pigs is very much fun and in many ways appears as simply and utterly brilliant (I just so much love the both sly and in your face cultural and literary intertextuality and that the three pigs basically manage to escape from their adversary, the eponymous big bad wolf, by means of metafiction, by being blown right out of their story into other tales, and different types of accompanying illustrations) But all that being said, and even though I know that this is basically a loose retelling of the traditional The Three Little Pigs type of folktale, I do happen to feel rather sorry for the poor wolf, who is not really evil, but simply a carnivore hunting for food, hunting for a meal (and this salient fact is also the main and probably even the only reason why The Three Pigs is rated with four and not five stars, a personal pet peeve perhaps and even a bit pernickety, but I stand by and with my feelings here, as big bad wolf type of tales have always left me uncomfortable and with sadness for the wolves).Like always, and yes, like usual, David Wiesner's illustrations are simply spectacular, whimsical, descriptive, and I especially appreciate the many visual allusions to some of the author/illustrator's previous picture book offerings (the featured dragon is definitely reminiscent of the dragon found in Wiesner's Free Fall and there are also allusions to Tuesday, but interestingly enough, this time, there are flying fish and not flying frogs presented) Very highly recommended, and one can easily and with considerable appreciation understand why and how David Wiesner has won so many Caldecott accolades (and for me personally, Wiesner's The Three Pigs is actually also much muchlastingly appealing than the majority of his wordless picture book offerings, as I do seem to have constant and recurring issues easily understanding and appreciating illustrations sans any type of written narrative, sans printed text). The Three Pigs by David Weisner is a cute story that starts out like the traditional Three Pigs story, but then unexpectedly changes into something much different The pigs are able to jump in and out of other fairy tales It's such a unique twist on the original.The illustrations are cute, detailed, and the story has a great ending We really enjoyed it 4**** “The Three Pigs” is a children’s book written by David Wiesner, author of the famous book “Tuesday.” “The Three Pigs” is about how the three pigs basically come out of the story and their adventures in the real world This book is the winner of the Caldecott Medal and is surely to send kids rolling over with laughter David Wiesner’s writing is smart and creative, but it is his illustrations that take center stage here At first, the three pigs are drawn in regular twodimensional storybook characters, but when the first pig gets blown out of the story, he is suddenly a threedimensional and realistic looking character indicating that the pig has broken the line between fantasy, which is the story he was in and reality, where he is blown out of the page This goes on throughout most of the book where the cat playing the fiddle and the dragon turn threedimensional also when they came out of their stories until the end of the book where all the characters are twodimensional again when they come back to the three pigs’ story My favorite image in this book would have to be when the first pig is looking straight at the audience and exclaims: “I think… someone’s out there.” And you could see his face close up and he is squinting at the audience to see who is out there which indicates that he knows that the audience is watching, which is something that most illustrated characters do not notice while they are in a story David Wiesner’s writing is creative, especially when the book starts out with the story of the three pigs and then once the first pig is blown out of the page, the writing takes form of a comic book as the characters are speaking through the bubbles you would normally see in comic books “The Three Pigs” is a wonderfully surreal story from the creative mind of David Wiesner and is certainly a story that will stand out from the rest of the fractured fairy tales other than “The Stinky Cheese Man.” I would recommend this book for children ages five and up since children younger than five would not understand the complicated plot.Review is also on: Rabbit Ears Book Blog This was my sixth Wiesner book and given that I assigned 5 stars to 4 and 3 stars to 1 of the previous five books, I guess I can say that this isn’t one of my favorite books by him As I was reading, I missed the originality of his other books Yes, this is a humorous and vastly changed version of the Three Little Pigs fairy tale I liked it but wasn’t that impressed until I got to the last several pages and then I decided that I did really like this It’s a very creative and imaginative way to rewrite the story, and it’s fun to read, although I think it will be most enjoyed by people who know all the tales that end up populating this book Otherwise, the humor isn’t likely to seem all that funny.The illustrations were all terrific, especially the one where there’s a wonder wall with a mural with waves and fish and other things painted on it and a pig is going from that page onto another, and all the ones where book pages become playthings, and the expressions on all the animals’ faces on almost every page The pictures in this book are not Wiesner’s best work though, in my opinion.Any adult, and some children, will guess the twist ending; it is cute I’ve liked a few other twisted/fractured fairy tales, though generally they’re not my favorite books to read However, this one eventually won me over I would like to read all this authorillustrator’s picture books So, I’ll see what I’ve missed and I’ll try to remember to keep track of him and occasionally check for any new books. Wiesner's alternative take on the traditional fairy tale of 'The Three Little Pigs' is incredibly entertaining The relationship between the illustrations and written word on the page is extremely unique and would allow for a wonderful discussion with children about how stories can be represented As a teacher, it could be used to model the traditional ways of storytelling and alternative ways, which the children prefer, why it might be different and would allow children the opportunity to explore their own ideas helping them flourish as writers. Shame on me for never reading this before! I suppose I may not have appreciated it when my kids were small, because it doesn't really work as a sharing or readaloud book But for what it is, it's wonderful And pioneering, I believe.I love the use of white space I love the selfpromotional gallery walls showing scenes from Wiesner's other books I love the dragon But I do feel sorry for the wolf. I'm not the biggest fan of this riff on the old tale but the kid absolutely loved it and I will say it was unique. In this highly imaginate and artistic twist on the Three Little Pigs, the pigs flee the wolf and escape off the edge of the illustrations into other stories.I thought this book was awesome, but the little kids I read it to (ages 34) didn't really get the concept.