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Huff & Puff: Can You Blow Down the Houses of the Three Little Pigs?

by Claudia Rueda

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This interactive retelling of the Three Little Pigs story allows the reader to play the part of the big bad wolf. Three interior die-cut holes invite readers to huff, puff, and blow the pigs’ houses down! This fractured fairy tale ends sweetly when, rather than blowing down the third pig’s brick home, the wolf/reader blows out the candles on a cake baked by the pigs!
  wichitafriendsschool | Nov 30, 2016 |
There have been variations on this story but this one was just plain fun. It is interactive with a surprise ending. Magical. ( )
  seki | May 20, 2014 |
Great illustrations and very easy words. In other words, perfect for beginners. The story is okay, basically the three pigs with a happy twist. Again, good for young children that don't like the ending of the original. I think everyone can appreciate the illustrations though, they are very good. I would use this in K-1st or 2nd. ( )
  winterbower | Jun 5, 2013 |
This is an original story tale told in a non-traditional way. ( )
  RodriguezIsabel | Sep 13, 2012 |
Though traditional folk and fairy tales are part of our shared culture, it's difficult to find a version simple enough to share with toddlers in a meaningful way. Huff & Puff makes this look easy. With sparse and straightforward text (only one line per plain white page),

"First pig building a house."

"First pig inside the house."

"One wolf huffing and puffing,"

and delightfully innocent-looking pigs, you'd think that Huff & Puff couldn't get any better. But wait, there's more. Each time the wolf comes along, the reader is presented with the wall of the house (straw, stick and brick) and a hole for, you guessed it, huffing and puffing! The reader is the wolf! All the illustrations are drawn with a wolf's-eye view, including the birthday cake with candles that awaits the wolf on the final page.

"Three pigs and one wolf are happy."

Awww.

www.shelf-employed.blogspot.com ( )
  shelf-employed | Mar 8, 2012 |
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Loosely based on the folktale about the three little pigs, these three pigs have a different surprise for the wolf who is trying to blow their houses down. The reader is asked to huff and puff into a die-cut hole in each page.

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