The Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Book

Lucy Rowland (author)



Discover “The Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Book,” a witty twist on a classic tale. Young Ben’s adventure with familiar characters unfolds in unexpected ways, celebrating reading, imagination, and kindness. Lucy Rowland’s playful rhymes and Ben Mantle’s vibrant illustrations create a delightful, heartwarming read for children.

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Number of pages: 32

Published: 07 January 2021

SKU: 9781529003666 Categories: , ,


Dive into “The Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Book,” a refreshing and humorous spin on the timeless classic, brought to life through the imaginative words of Lucy Rowland and the vibrant, laughter-inducing illustrations of Ben Mantle. This enchanting picture book invites young readers and listeners into a world where fairy tales and reality blend in the most unexpected ways.

Plot Overview:
The story unfolds with young Ben, whose bedtime reading session with his mum takes an unforeseen turn. Midway through the tale of “The Three Little Pigs,” his mum is pulled away, leaving Ben to navigate the story on his own. But there’s a twist – Ben’s reading skills are still budding. Suddenly, the characters from the book leap off the pages and into his world, setting the stage for a delightful adventure. With the three little pigs knocking at his door and the big bad wolf not too far behind, Ben finds himself in the heart of a familiar story that might just have an unfamiliar ending this time.

Key Features:

  • A Twist on Tradition: This book takes a beloved fairy tale and turns it on its head, creating a fresh narrative that celebrates the joy of reading and the power of imagination.
  • Rhyming Delight: Lucy Rowland’s playful, rhyming text not only captivates the young audience but also supports early literacy skills, making the story as educational as it is entertaining.
  • Illustrative Charm: Ben Mantle’s illustrations are a riot of color and comedy, adding depth and humor to every page, ensuring that each reading uncovers something new and delightful.
  • Themes of Kindness and Creativity: At its core, the book promotes kindness and empathy, encouraging children to think differently about the characters they thought they knew, and to see the world through a lens of creativity and possibility.
  • Interactive Experience: The narrative invites children to consider how stories might change if they had control, sparking imagination and encouraging them to think about storytelling in new and creative ways.

Recommended Age Group: Perfect for preschoolers and early elementary school children, this book is an ideal read-aloud for parents and educators looking to engage children with a fun and meaningful story.

Whether it’s for a cozy bedtime read, a classroom storytime, or simply a delightful addition to any young reader’s library, “The Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Book” is a must-have that promises to bring laughter, learning, and a newfound love for storytelling.

Additional information

Weight 187 g
Dimensions 27 × 22.5 × 0.9 cm