Thursday, August 12, 2010

The Three Little Javelinas by Susan Lowell

Title: The Three Little Javelinas 
Author: Susan Lowell
Illustrator: Jim Harris
Publisher / Date: Northland Publishing AZ / 1992
Genre: Fiction, Picture Book
Themes: fairy tales, animals, humor
Summary: Put a wild western spin on The Three Little Pigs and you've got The Three Little Javelinas. The three javelinas try to steer clear of the coyote and have several tricks to get rid of the hungry villain. 
Curriculum Connections: Grades K-3: Language Arts: fairy tales, fables, creative writing, elements of fiction, Reader's Theater, making predictions; Geography: desert life
Notes: Click below for a free geography lesson plan for first grade using this book.
For a Reader's Theater version of this story, click below:

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