Three Cool Kids by Rebecca Emberley

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Tiring of their dusty urban lot, Big, Middle, and Little, three city goats with attitudes, plan to move to a green, grassy place that is blocked to them by a mean sewer rat who will not let anyone pass, in a modern version of the folktale about the three Billy Goats Gruff.
 

About Rebecca Emberley

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Rebecca Emberley is the author of numerous picture books and Spanish/English titles that introduce children to a second language. She lives in Kittery, Maine with her husband and daughter.
 
Published April 1, 1995 by Little Brown and Company. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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The Three Billy Goats Gruff are transformed into Big, Middle and Little Cool, city-dwelling creatures who confront a nasty sewer rat. Collage art makes this re-telling crisp, craftsy, and sure, cool

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Yet his segment bogs down in a 12-page simultaneous telling of the Three Little Pigs, the Three Bears and the Three Billy Goats Gruff, arranged one on top of the other in cartoon panels.

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Big Cool nibbles a real shaft of grain, and Middle Cool sports ``jingly silver bracelets.'' Crisp, craftsy and, sure, cool.

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The Three Billy Goats Gruff are transformed into Big, Middle and Little Cool, city-dwelling creatures who confront a nasty sewer rat.

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