Author(s): Eugene Trivizas
Reissued with a fresh new cover, this award-winning New York Times bestseller will have children and adults laughing from start to finish!A classic story is given a few twists, as three little wolves must contend against a treacherous, big, bad pig.It was time for the three little wolves to go out into the world, so they set off and built a splendid, solid brick house to live in. But what they didn't bet on was a destructive pig with a penchant for home demolition!Next, the wolvesconstruct a house made of concrete, only for the pig to destroy it with a pneumatic drill. When forced to erect yet another house, the wolves choose an even stronger design - one of steel, barbed wire, armoured plates, and a video entry system. But will the big, bad pig finally be deterred?With her distinctive verve and charm, award-winning illustrator Helen Oxenbury brings Eugene Trivizas' witty and subversive tale to life. Perfect for reading aloud, this hilarious rewriting will delight readers of all ages!
Eugene Trivizas has written over 100 booksand is the winner of more than twenty national and international prizes and awards. His work has been adapted for stage, screen and radio. Helen Oxenbury's warm and witty illustrations have charmed children and adults alike for many years. Her version of Alice in Wonderland, published by Walker Books, won the 2001 Kate Greenaway Award, which she first won in 1969 for The Quangle Wangle's Hat. She has also won the Smarties Book Prize three times.