If your child is familiar with the story of the Three Little Pigs, they will enjoy the new, updated, and, as the title points out, the truthful version: The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka. In this story, we hear the happenings of the “huffing and puffing and blowing houses down” from A. Wolf’s perspective. See, A. Wolf never intended to do any harm…..At least that’s what he argues in this story. The True Story of the Three Little Pigs is a great reminder for young and old alike that it’s always important to hear both sides of the story before coming to a conclusion. Was the wolf really guilty of the Three Little Pig’s accusations? Read The True Story of the Three Little Pigs, and then decide!
Illustrated by Lane Smith
Published 1989, Viking Press