The Three Canadian Pigs

A Hockey Story

The three pigs are just finishing up a hockey practice session when the Big Bad Wolf drops by and declares them Canadian bacon--and lunch. When north country bad boys Bear and Moose join the fray, the pigs invite the gang to settle their disputes The Canadian Way--with a rousing game of hockey. Will the big guys overtake the pigs with brute force? Or will the pigs skate circles around the lumbering baddies? One thing is certain, the trial is likely to end with a meal (poutine, please!). But will the piggies be on the menu?

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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 1
Dewey E
Lexile 520L
ATOS Reading Level
Guided Reading Level J
Language English
Publisher Sleeping Bear Press
Available Formats Hardcover (9781534111608), PDF (9781534112148), Hosted ebook (9781534112681)
Copyright 2022
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 11 x 9
Graphics Full-color illustrations

Kirkus Reviews - The Three Canadian Pigs: A Hockey Story

" Lessons about the importance of good sportsmanship and honoring the terms of competition are delivered clearly, intentionally, and in rhyming verse. ..the emphasis on settling scores with competition instead of violence makes it a sweet, silly lesson for young athletes. A humorous exploration of the value of playing fair."

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Author: Jocelyn Watkinson

While Canadian born and Canadian at heart, Jocelyn Watkinson now lives in Northern California with her husband, son and golden retriever. When not fussing over stanzas and rhyming couplets, Jocelyn likes to play sports, board games, and craft just about anything, all while sipping on a hot cup of tea. Jocelyn hopes that she'll someday soon lace up her skates and finally learn to play the sport of her homeland, hockey!

Illustrator: Marcus Cutler

Marcus Cutler is a Canadian and an illustrator whose favorite things to draw are funny and weird characters doing funny and weird things. He lives in Tecumseh, Ontario, with his family.

Original artwork
Full-color illustrations