The Three Little Pigs and Other Favorite Nursery Stories by Charlotte Voake

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Traditional favorites such as "Henny Penny" and "Little Red Riding Hood" join refreshing new stories such as "Lazy Jack" and "Mr. Vinegar" in a read-aloud collection illustrated with whimsical artwork.
 

About Charlotte Voake

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CHARLOTTE VOAKE is the author-illustrator of GINGER, GINGER FINDS A HOME and PIZZA KITTENS. Of HELLO TWINS, she says, "This is about my brother and me when we were little. When they heard we were twins, everyone expected us to be very alike, but nothing could be further from the truth!" Charlotte Voake lives in Surrey, England.
 
Published August 1, 1992 by Candlewick. 96 pages
Genres: Children's Books. Non-fiction

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 Ten tales in fine versions for reading or telling, some a bit changed or updated, as if by a skilled teller, or with the violence toned down (the little pig still cooks the wolf but doesn't eat him; Red Riding Hood survives, as she does in the Grimm's version), but essentially traditional in la...

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Voake's addition to the library of Once Upon a Time story collections includes eight traditional favorites as well as two lesser-known nursery tales, ``Mr. Vinegar'' and ``Lazy Jack.'' Oversized, widely spaced text--a boon to newly independent readers--scattered throughout with small, pen-and-wat...

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