The Three Little Pigs
An Architectural Tale
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- Publication Date: March 1, 2010
- Imprint: Abrams Books for Young Readers
- Trim Size: 9 1⁄2 x 13 1⁄2
- ISBN: 9780810989412
- Page Count: 32
- Illustrations: 32 pages of full-color illustrations
- Rights: North America Aus NZ GB Eng
In this quirky, artsy retelling of "The Three Little Pigs," the pigs and their homes are nods to three famous architects—Frank Gehry, Phillip Johnson, and Frank Lloyd Wright—and their signature homes. Each house is filled with clever details, including furnishings by the architects and their contemporaries. Of course, not all the houses are going to protect the pigs from the wolf's huffing and puffing. Which one will? The wolf, and readers, are in for a clever surprise ending.
About the author
Steven Guarnaccia is chair of the illustration department at Parsons the New School for Design. He is the author of several books for children and adults, including Goldilocks and The Three Bears: A Tale Moderne. He lives in Montclair, New Jersey.