Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Three Pigs

The Three Pigs Bibliography Wiesner, David. 2001. THE THREE PIGS. New York: Houghton Mifflin. ISBN 0618007016. Plot Summary Turning the tables, this whimsical book tells the story from the pig’s perspective. The book begins with the wolf looking down on … Continue reading

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The Three Little Pigs

The Three Little Pigs Bibliography Galdone, Paul. 1970. THE THREE LITTLE PIGS. New York: Houghton Mifflin. ISBN 0899192750. Plot Summary This version of the famous tale opens with the mother tearfully sending her three young pigs off to seek their … Continue reading

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The Gingerbread Man

The Gingerbread Man Bibliography Kimmel, Eric A., Retold. 1993. THE GINGERBREAD MAN. Ill. by Megan Lloyd. New York:  Holiday House. ISBN 0823408248. Plot Summary In this version of the classic tale, Kimmel retells the story “once upon a time” of … Continue reading

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I Am Invited to a Party!

I Am Invited to a Party! Bibliography Willems, Mo. 2007. I AM INVITED TO A PARTY!     New York, NY: Hyperion Books for Children.                      ISBN 1423106873 Plot Summary Piggie is excited to be invited to her first party and asks her … Continue reading

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Sylvester and the Magic Pebble

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble Bibliography Steig, William. 1969. SYLVESTER AND THE MAGIC PEBBLE. New York, NY: Simon and Schuster. ISBN 067166154X. Plot Summary Sylvester Duncan is a happy donkey who collects pebbles as a hobby. One day he discovers … Continue reading

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A Sick Day for Amos McGee

A Sick Day for Amos McGee Bibliography Stead, Philip. 2010. A SICK DAY FOR AMOS MCGEE.    Ill. by Erin E. Stead. New York, NY: Roaring Brook Press. ISBN 9781596434028. Plot Summary Amos McGee’s life is all about routine from his … Continue reading

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Here we go!

“There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.”                   – Walt Disney This summer I’m taking Children’s and Young Adult Literature, at TWU. I’ll have the opportunity to revisit old favorites, explore new books, … Continue reading

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