Yo, Hungry Wolf! by David Vozar

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Retold in a contemporary manner, "Little Red Riding Hood," "The Three Little Pigs," and "The Boy Who Cried Wolf" are intermingled into one tale that follows a hungry wolf in search of food.
 

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Published March 1, 1993 by Doubleday Books for Young Readers. 1 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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These two feisty contemporary females also outwit him, and Red insults him, too: though he's ``feeling sort of pretty in the old lady's lace,'' she says, ``you look foolish and ugly in Granny's nightgown.'' Swearing off little girls, the wolf has better luck with junk food--at a bakery where a fo...

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Vozar is at his most ingenious in ``The Hungry Wolf,'' where short, snappy verses alternate with longer ones to create a rousing rap rhythm as the wolf tells of his futile attempt to get his paws on three little pigs for ``his pork-chop fix.'' But after he blows down the first two houses, his pro...

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PW dubbed this spiced-up rap revision of classic nursery rhymes ``ingenious,'' also praising Lewin's ``high-spirited'' watercolors.

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