In this adaptation of the well-loved fairy tale, the father still has his head in the clouds and the stepmother is as mean as ever. But this story is set in the Last Frontier, and its details and imagery reflect Alaska's landscape and sensibility: the fairy godmother becomes an eagle spirit, the glass slipper a fisherwoman's boot. Evocative writing and colorful artwork distinguish this playful retelling of the classic. Here children learn about cultures and ways of life but happy endings are still the rule.
Praise for Alaska's Three Pigs Text by Arlene Laverde/Illustrated by Mindy Dwyer "This classic children's fairy tale of the three little pigs is transplanted to Alaska in this superbly illustrated, engaging story…enhanced with Alaskan details that en