How the Big Bad Wolf Got His Comeuppance

by Lisa Wilke Pope (Author) Arthur Geisert (Illustrator)

How the Big Bad Wolf Got His Comeuppance

What if the three little pigs' mother warned them about the big, bad wolf so that they could plan for--and even count on--his huffing and puffing?

In this creative retelling, readers will be just as astonished as the wolf to discover how each pigs' strategic engineering unexpectedly leads to the familiar happy ending. Award-winning master etcher Arthur Geisert returns to his Clayton County, Iowa trilogy in this follow-up to Pumpkin Island. But this time, Geisert is back with his legendary pigs, whose remarkable resourcefulness and can-do spirit saved the day in Ice and The Giant Seed! Paired with Geisert's inventive and intricate illustrations, debut talent Lisa Pope Wilke's understated and droll text is sure to surprise and delight.

Kirkus Reviews

An entertaining delight for (nonpig) budding engineers everywhere. —Kirkus Reviews
None on 08/26/2021

A must read!

Lisa Wilke Pope
Lisa Wilke Pope is the Elkader Public Library director. She was born and raised in Elkader and received her BA in English from the University of Northern Iowa. She and husband Dave have two grown children. In her spare time, what she likes most is to read. How the Big Bad Wolf Got His Comeuppance marks her debut as a children's book author.
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Publication date
August 20, 2021
Clayton County Trilogy
Age Range
4 - 7 years

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