The Great Fairy Tale Disaster
The fun, chaotic illustrations are reminiscent of Lane Smith and are definitely grabbing.
The Big Bad Wolf has had enough of his fairy tale, "The Three Little Pigs." He decides to go on a journey to find a nice, relaxing story to be a part of. He finds Cinderella, Rupunzel, Hansel and Gretel, and a whole cast of other fairy tale creatures. Will he find a new tale to be a part of? Or will all of the fairy tales get mixed up, ending in disaster? Along with the fun and crazy story line, Melanie Williamson's illustrations are captivating. This book is great for kindergarteners and grade...more
Pros: Kids who *know* fairy tales will laugh through the wolf's attempts to try on different stories.
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Unfortunately, the plot doesn't really go anywhere creative, and sort of peters out halfway through.
Fairy tale: fractured
When the Big Bad Wolf is bored of his doldrum life in the Three Little Pigs, he bullies his way into other fairy tales. But does he really want to get kissed by a handsome prince? Does he really want to face off against a fee-fi-foe-fumming giant? The ending is short-winded but this picture book would make an excellent end-cap to a unit on fairy tales.