The Three Little Gators

The Three Little Gators

Book - 2009
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A delightfull retelling of the three little pigs story. Three little gators strike out on their own in an east Texas swamp. Their mother warns them to build strong houses that can protect them from Big-bottomed Boar, who likes to eat tasty, tender gators for his snack. Soon, First Gator builds himself a nice house out of rocks. Second Gator reckons rocks are too much work, so he builds his house with sticks. And Third Gator's house of sand is the easiest one to build! But soon Big-bottomed Boar shows up. With a bump, bump, bump of the fierce boar's rump, he knocks over Third Gator's house of sand. It doesn't take long for that rump to bump Second Gator's house of sticks. But he can't knock over Third Gator's house of stones, so he tries another way in - through the chimney! Guess what happens to the Boar's rump after that?!
Publisher: Morton Grove, Ill. : A. Whitman & Co., c2009.
ISBN: 9780807578247
Branch Call Number: J 398. 209764 KET
Characteristics: [32] p. : col. ill.
Additional Contributors: Terry, Will 1966-- Illustrator
Alternative Title: Three little pigs. English.

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Sep 20, 2018

I love sharing this book in prescool storytime! The story line is very close to the Three Little Pigs with some twists. This is an older book but is well worth the read!

LiztheLibrarian Feb 07, 2018

This is the East Texas version of the Three Little Pigs featuring three little gators and one nasty Big-Bottomed Boar. The story is quite funny and familiar enough that kids will know what is going to happen next Kids will most definitely enjoy that instead of huffing and puffing, the Boar uses his big bottom to knock down the houses of the first two little gators.

amanda78 Jan 19, 2012

My three boys loved this creative take on the story of the 3 little pigs. I laughed out loud as I read the story, especially when the Big Bottomed Boar threatened to destroy the gators home with his big bottom. An entertaining read :)

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