Books for Younguns, Young Adults and the Young-at-Heart

Monday, April 29, 2013

Event Preview: The Three Little Pigs and the Somewhat Bad Wolf with Mark Teague


Join us at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, May 6th, 2013, at St. Louis County Library--Headquarters when picture book author and illustrator Mark Teague will offer a drawing demonstration as he reads and discusses his new book, The Three Little Pigs and the Somewhat Bad Wolf.

When the farmer and his wife move to Florida, his three pigs are paid for their work and sent on their way.  What better to spend their new-found wealth on than potato chips and sody-pop?  Well, the third pigs thinks building supplies might be the way to go.  And when a hungry wolf arrives on the scene, it turns out she might be right.  This modern retelling of The Three Little Pigs turns the tale on its head with good humor and good lessons.

Copies of Mark's books--which also include Firehouse!, Funny Farm, Pigsty, The Secret Shortcut, LaRue for Mayor: Letters from the Campaign Trail, Detective LaRue: Letters from the Investigation, LaRue Across America: Postcards from the Vacation, Dear Mrs. LaRue: Letters from Obedience SchoolDoom Machine (a young adult novel), and his books with Jane Yolen: How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night?, How Do Dinosaurs Go to School?, How Do Dinosaurs Say I Love You?, How Do Dinosaurs Say Happy Birthday?, How Do Dinosaurs Eat Cookies?, How Do Dinosaurs Count to Ten?, How Do Dinosaurs Play with Their Friends?, How Do Dinosaurs Clean Their Rooms?, How Do Dinosaurs Learn Their Colors?, and How Do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food?--will be available for purchase and signing.  If you can't make it to the event, call Left Bank Books at 314-367-6731, ext. 1, to order signed, personalized copies.

1 comment:

  1. Hi, can i ask you something? You seem to know a lot about children books and illustrations. The thing is, I’m looking for children books with “scary” animal illustrations like the big bad wolf (or a fox) eating pigs (or seven kids or Red Riding hood or birds in Chicken Little) or being pictured with a fat stomach. Could be any other animal as well. I need it for my research. Any sort of help is appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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