Huff & Puff
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! A satisfying and engaging read for every young Three Little Pigs fan.
Praise for Huff & Puff "Simple but wonderfully expressive, the illustrations are ink drawings with pale washes of tan, pink, yellow, and blue. A beautifully designed and wholly engaging picture book for young children."
"Sure to be a family favorite."
“A good chance for youngsters to relish enacting the wicked role while still getting a friendly reconciliation at the end.”
"Very young readers will get a kick out of taking the wolf’s part, and their parents will appreciate that the scariest bits of the original tale have been omitted."
–School Library Journal
"Like her repetitive text, Rueda’s illustrations are gently funny and elegantly simple."
"The reader is encouraged to follow the pigs into the book."
–Library Media Connection
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Review: Huff & Puff: Can You Blow Down the Houses of the Three Little Pigs?User Review - Marilyn - Goodreads
This darling, interactive book is just the thing to get young readers involved with the telling of the story. First page simply states, "First pig building a house." Short, simple, sweet. He enters ... Read full review
Review: Huff & Puff: Can You Blow Down the Houses of the Three Little Pigs?User Review - Marcie - Goodreads
The illustrations are cute, although the "interactive" die-cut holes don't add any value, and so we completely ignored them. The text is extremely simple, which might work well for a very young child ... Read full review