Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Wolf by Glen Rounds

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An elaboration on the classic fairy tale.
 

About Glen Rounds

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Rounds, who was born in 1906 in a sod house near Wall, South Dakota, and moved to Montana one year later in a covered wagon. He wrote dozens of tall tales and realistic books about rural America, especially North Carolina, where he lived, and Montana, where he was brought up. Rounds first book, Ol' Paul, the Mighty Logger, was published in 1936 by Holiday. He won the AAUW Award in 1983 for Wild Appaloosa. The AAUW Award was created in 1953 to honor North Carolinan children's authors.Rounds died in Pinehurst, NC, September 27, 2002, after a long illness. He was 96.
 
Published January 1, 1992 by The Trumpet Club. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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His bold, black, angular lines are feathered or broken here, varied in weight or smudged into the judiciously added color that brightens the clean white pages, to create marvels of characterization: the prancing goats' careless arrogance is slyly modulated from goat to goat and scene to scene, wh...

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This forceful presentation brings added pizzazz to an old favorite. In a style similar to that of Rounds's last two folk-inspired retellings ( I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly ; Old MacDonald Ha

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Rounds's pedestrian retelling of the familiar Norwegian folk tale about the billy goats who trick a mean troll lacks the verve and vitality that has made the story a favorite of kids around the world.

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This forceful presentation brings added pizzazz to an old favorite. In a style similar to that of Rounds's last two folk-inspired retellings ( I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly ; Old MacDonald Ha

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