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The Three Little Pigs


This list features books that focus on The Three Little Pigs.






Delessert, Etienne
JE DELES

In this variation on the classic tale of the three little pigs, two clever cats decide to rid their locale of a vicious wolf whose hunger threatens the entire planet, and enlist the help of assorted animals to build houses for the bait--three exquisitely pink pigs.
Smallman, Steve
JE SMALL

When Big Bad catches a cold, he politely asks three little pigs for a tissue.
Gravett, Emily
S JE GRAVE

Three little circus pigs capture a wild wolf and make him do outrageous tricks, safe in the belief that he would never bite them. "Vitalidad, diversion y risas garantizadas de principio a fin, en este cuento que lleva el sello inconfundible de Emily Gravett." - Back cover.
Maguire, Gregory
J MAGUI

Leaping Beauty -- Goldiefox and the three Chickens -- Hamster and Gerbil -- So What and the seven Giraffes -- Little Red Robin Hood -- The three little Penguins and the big bad Walrus -- Cinderelephant -- Rumplesnakeskin.
Collins, Sheila Hebert
J398.24 COLLI

A Cajun retelling of the familiar tale about three pigs who set out to build homes of their own in Louisiana and then must outsmart a hungry wolf. Includes pronunciation and definitions for the many French words used in the story.
F JE TROIS

Three little pigs leave home to seek their fortunes and have to deal with a threatening wolf.
Lowell, Susan
S JE LOWEL

A southwestern adaptation of "The three little pigs."
Wheeler, Lisa
JER WHEEL

Fitch the wolf and Chip the pig strike up an unlikely friendship because they discover something in common.
Butterfield, Moira
J791.5 BUTTE

Provides instructions for making stick puppets, props, and a theater along with a simple, easy-to-follow play script based on the well-loved folktale.
Brett, Jan
JE BRETT

In this adaptation of the traditional folktale, three little dassies (also called rock hyraxes) build their houses in the Namib Desert of Southern Africa, hoping for protection from the eagle that lives atop a nearby mountain.
Berenstain, Stan
JE BEREN

The three little cubs and the big bad pig -- Goldibear and the three people -- The gingerbread bear -- The three billy goats Gruff meet the Bogg brothers -- The little red hen -- Little Red Grizzly Hood.
Celsi, Teresa Noel
JE CELSI

The sister of the Three Little Pigs comes to visit and tries to persuade her brothers, who have been hermits since an episode with a wolf, to overcome their fears and go outside.
Cresp, Gael
JE CRESP

Based on the traditional tale of The Three Little Pigs and inspired by the career of Motown jazz trumpeter Gil Askey; the story of the bravely determined Gilbert Alexander Pig is one of courage, conflict resolution and the power of music.
Pichon, Liz
JE PICHO

These three little pigs are horrid! They are too lazy to build their homes very strong.
Geist, Ken
JE GEIST

In this spoof of The three little pigs, Mama tells her three little fish that it's time to seek their fortunes. Jim builds a house of seaweed and Tim builds a house of sand, but it's up to Kim to find the house that will stop the big bad shark's munching and crunching.
Lowell, Susan
JE LOWEL

A southwestern adaptation of "The Three Little Pigs."
Galdone, Paul
J398 GALDO

Retells the fatal episodes in the lives of two foolish pigs and how the third pig managed to avoid the same pigfalls.
Pritzen, Barbara
J398

The story of The Three Little Pigs.
Benjamin, Alan
J398.24 BENJA

Relates the adventures of three little pigs who leave home to seek their fortunes and how they deal with the big bad wolf.
Bishop, Gavin
J398.24 BISHO

Relates the adventures of three little pigs who leave home to seek their fortunes and how they deal with the big bad wolf.
Marshall, James
J398.24 MARSH

After an old sow sends her three pigs out into the world to seek their fortunes, life is grand for each as they settle respectively into houses made of straw, sticks, and bricks. When a lean and hungry wolf happens by, however, the not-so-traditional turn of events that follows is sure to delight readers of all ages.
Moser, Barry
J398.24 MOSER

A humorous retelling of the classic story recounts the fatal episodes in the lives of two foolish pigs and how the third pig managed to avoid the same fate.
Ross, Elizabeth
J398.24 ROSS

The story of The Three Little Pigs.
Jerrard, Jane
JE JERRA

Retells the familiar tale in which one of three brother pigs survives a wolf's attacks by using his head and planning well.
Salzman, Yuri
JE SALZM

Retells the familiar tale in which one of three brother pigs survives a wolf's attacks by using his head and planning well.
Hillert, Margaret
JER HILLE

Simple text relates the adventures of three little pigs who leave home to seek their fortunes and how they deal with the big bad wolf. Includes reading activities.
Miles, Betty
JER MILES

The familiar story of three pigs who outsmart a wolf is retold primarily using dialog.
Ziefert, Harriet
JER ZIEFE

The first little pig builds a house of straw, but the hungry wolf blows it down. The second little pig builds a house of sticks, but the hungry wolf blows that down too. What will happen to the third little pig? A familiar story line, brief sentences, and visual clues make this an ideal choice for beginning readers. Three little pigs leave home to seek their fortunes and have to deal with a threatening wolf.
Kellogg, Steven
J398.24 KELLO

In this retelling of a well-known tale, Serafina Sow starts her own waffle-selling business in order to enable her three offspring to prepare for the future, which includes an encounter with a surly wolf.
York, M. J.
J398.2452 YORK

A retelling of the Grimm brothers' fairy tale.
Bolam, Emily
JE THREE

Retells the story of the three little pigs who leave home to find their fortune, only to meet up with the big bad wolf.
Escardo i Bas, Merce
S JE ESCAR

When three little pigs leave home to seek their fortunes, they encounter a threatening wolf. Sumario en espanol: Cuando tres cerditos salen de sus casas para buscar fortuna, encuentran un lobo amenazador.
Voake, Charlotte
J398.2 VOAKE

Ten familiar children's stories including Henny Penny, Goldilocks, and Mr. Vinegar.
Teague, Mark
JE TEAGU

In this original version of the traditional tale, the three little pigs are in their usual trouble with the somewhat bad wolf--who is really just very hungry and frustrated that the pizza parlor will not serve him.
Bradman, Tony
J PAPERBK BRADM

On a camping trip, the first and second little pigs help their brother, the third little pig, to have fun without having to plan every detail.
Guarnaccia, Steven
JE GUARN

In this quirky, artsy retelling of "The Three Little Pigs," the pigs and their homes are nods to three famous architects-Frank Gehry, Phillip Johnson, and Frank Lloyd Wright-and their signature homes. Each house is filled with clever details, including furnishings by the architects and their contemporaries. Of course, not all the houses are going to protect the pigs from the wolf's huffing and puffing. Which one will? The wolf, and readers, are in for a clever surprise ending.
Zemach, Margot
J398.24 ZEMAC

Rather than suffer the fate of his two brothers, a pig cleverly outwits a persistent wolf once and for all.
Davies, Becky
JE DAVIE

Three pugs set out to build homes strong enough to stop the big bad cat, who is not far behind them, from eating their treats.
Gordon, David
JE GORDO

Three little rigs look for help when the big, bad wrecking ball comes to destroy their garages.
Kimmel, Eric
JE KIMME

In this variation of "The Three Little Pigs" set in the Southwest, three little tamales escape from a restaurant before they can be eaten, and set up homes in the prairie, cornfield, and desert.
Trivizas, Eugene
J398.24 TRIVI

An altered retelling of the traditional tale about the conflict between pig and wolf--with a surprise ending.
Schwartz, Corey Rosen
JE SCHWA

In this twist on "The Three Little Pigs" tale, Pig One and Two neglect their ninja school martial arts training and are no match for the wolf, but Pig Three's practice and dedication saves the day.
Kim, Cecil
JE KIM

"The three pig sisters begin building their home, cautiously avoiding the wolf. When two sisters eat sleeping berries and fall victim to the wolf, the sisters work together to teach the wolf a lesson. Realizing the wolf is just old and hungry, the sisters and wolf work to make a farm and together grow fruits and vegetables"-- Provided by publisher.
Ross, Tony
J398.2 ROSS

The story of The Three Little Pigs.
Wiesner, David
J398.24 WIESN

The three pigs escape the wolf by going into another world where they meet the cat and the fiddle, the cow that jumped over the moon, and a dragon.
Salinas-Norman, Bobbi
S J398.2 SALIN

This retold, non-violent version of The Three Pigs takes place in the Southwest. Miguel, the cleverest of the pigs, sees through the wolf's artificially sugared tricks, and ultimately destroys the wolf's power to deceive others.
Scieszka, Jon
JE SCIES

A spoof on the three little pigs story, this time told from the wolf's point of view.
Amery, Heather
J398.2 AMERY

A collection of six illustrated tales, each with a little yellow duck hidden in the story.
Alley, Zoe B.
J 398.2 ALLEY

As his plans are spoiled over and over again, the wolf keeps trying to find his dinner, in this retelling of five well-known stories and fables.
Santore, Charles
JE SANTO

When Bianca the pig and her piglets are exiled from the farm after eating the truffles they are supposed to hunt for, they wonder if they will survive in the wolf-filled forest.
Artell, Mike
J398.24 ARTEL

In this rhyming version of the familiar folktale, a big bad gator comes after the three pig brothers, Ulysse, Thibodeaux, and Trosclair, in the Louisiana bayou.
Peppe, Rodney
J398

Only one of the three pig brothers survives the hazardous experience of building a house.
Rutherford, Bonnie
J398.2 THREE

The story of The Three Little Pigs.
Sommer, Carl
JE SOMME

Three little pigs leave home to seek their fortunes and have to deal with a threatening wolf.
Miller, Edward
JE MILLE

Three classic fairy tales all dressed up in new clothes for contemporary readers Fairy tales play an integral role in child development as they introduce the tenets of storytelling and the concept of good and evil. Here are three beloved fairy tales bound up in one fresh edition, newly retold and illustrated in Edward Miller's bold and inviting style. This timeless picture book is perfect for parents and children to read together.
Bomhold, Catharine
J011.62 BOMHO

Creative dynamic story or theme units, booktalks, and other activities with this lively, comprehensive guide to more than 300 fractured, altered, and otherwise retold classic folk and fairy tales presented in picture books for K-5 students.
Whatley, Bruce
JE WHATL

The three little pigs are in their usual trouble with the big bad wolf, until a mysterious Voice gets involved and mixes things up.
Brenner, Barbara
JE BRENN

Three little pigs leave home to seek their fortunes and have to deal with a wicked wolf.
Allen, Jonathan
JE ALLEN

Determined to have the three little pigs for his dinner, the wolf tries all sorts of disguises to get into their house.
Ada, Alma Flor
JE ADA

A series of letters describe the actions of Goldilocks, Peter Rabbit, the Three Pigs, Little Red Hen, and other storybook characters when Little Red Hen and her chicks become the target of the unsavory Wolf and his cousin, Fer O'Cious.
Kulka, Joe
JE KULKA

All of the animals in the forest go into hiding because the wolf is coming, but why they are hiding is the big surprise.
Vozar, David
J398.2

A retelling in rap verse of "The Three Little Pigs," "Little Red Riding Hood," and "The Boy Who Cried Wolf."
Ada, Alma Flor
JE ADA

Presents the correspondence of Goldilocks, the three pigs, Baby Bear, Peter Rabbit, and Little Red Riding Hood as they plan to attend a housewarming party for the pigs and avoid the evil wolves in the forest.
Asch, Frank
JE ASCH

In this funny take on the classic tale, a laid-back but resourceful fourth pig saves the day for his three brothers.