Big Bad Wolf’s first visit to his local library (as related in Mind Your Manners, B.B. Wolf) was such a success that he returns to tell his version of “The Three Little Pigs.” His outrageous spin on the tale draws skeptical remarks from his audience: “Isn’t that wolf’s nose getting longer?” asks Pinocchio. “It’s a cooked-up, half-baked tale,” snaps the Gingerbread Boy. And “Tell the truth, B.B. Wolf!” squeal the Three Little Pigs. Caught in his own lie, B.B. explains that he is a reformed villain: “Now I’m begging on my knees, Little Pigs, forgive me, please!” How B.B. turns his bad old deed into a good new one provides a happy ending to this fun-to-read fractured fairytale.
Judy Sierra, who holds a Ph.D. in folklore, puts a hilarious new spin on some of the most familiar storybook characters in her two books starring B.B. Wolf. She is the author of other highly acclaimed picture books such as <i>Wild About Books, </i> a <i>New York Times</i> #1 Bestseller, <i>Born to Read, </i> and <i>The Sleepy Little Alphabet.</i>
J.otto Seibold and Vivian Walsh live in California with their two daughters, Theadora and Amelia; and their two dogs, Olive and Mr. Lunch. J.otto draws all of the time. It’s his job. He’s a professional. He draws on a computer, which makes him sort of like a scientist. But he doesn’t wake up until noon, which makes him like an artist. J.otto Seibold and Vivian Walsh have written and illustrated four books for children, Mr. Lunch Takes a Plane Ride, Mr. Lunch Borrows a Canoe, Monkey Business, and