Old Woman and Her Pig An Appalachian Folktale

an old woman and her pig

Goin' to town, gonna buy a little pig. Jig jog jig jog jiggety-jig!"

But when the old woman tries to take that little pig home to her little boy, the pig won't cross the bridge—this little piggy is afraid of the water! The old woman pushes and pulls, cries and cajoles, with no luck. Until she sees a dog, a rat, and a cat—can the old woman convince them to help her get the piggy back home?

Acclaimed storyteller Margaret Read MacDonald and illustrator John Kanzler bring new life to this classic tale.---from the publisher

(Based on an Old English Folktale)

32 pages                          978-0060280901                    Ages 3-6

Keywords:  American folk tale, pigs, humor, animals, classic, 3 year old,  4 year old, 5 year old, 6 year old

Read alike:  Other versions of this book have been done by Paul Galdone, Rosanne Litzinger, W.T. Mars, The Ladybird Series of Well Loved Tales, Eric Kimmel

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