The Three Little Figs

The Three Little Figs

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The Three Little Figs: A Fruity Tale of Mischief and Trickery offers a refreshing look at the classic tale, The Three Little Pigs. Filled with new rhymes and characters, this interactive story stars three little figs and a very mischievous gopher. Instead of ‘huffing and puffing,’ the Gopher uses wit to lure the figs out of their house. But one of the figs is one step ahead of the gopher! See what happens in this hilarious remake of a classic children’s tale. The story was written by David Hollaway and illustrated by Eric Weldon.

BEWARE OF THE MISCHIEVOUS GOPHER!
“Fig Number One, Fig Number One, can we please have some fun? Surely a gopher with eyes this bright and teeth this white, could only be a magnificent delight, ” the Gopher said.

"But the vegetables are having a party and have asked that you come, my old chum! Tomatoes, Potatoes, Carrots, and Beets will all be dancing in the streets," the Gopher said.

FEATURES
* Read – Has animated characters for greater interactivity. Tap the screen to hear the narrator read in over 5 different character voices
* Watch – The app will read to the child while the fully animated story displays in the background
* Animated Scenes – High quality animated scenes and characters for more interactivity
* Behind the Scenes page with original sketches from the illustrator
* Story is professionally narrated
* Discussion topics – Comes with discussion topics to help with reading comprehension. The topics include instructions for what to do and discuss before, during, and after the story

BENEFITS
* Increased reading comprehension
* Increase listening skills
* Enhanced reading experience
* Writing - story starter for fracture fairy tales

RECOMMENDED FOR
* Boys and girls ages 3 to 9
* Lovers of fractured fairy tales!

AGE
4 to 8

GRADES
K-3

THEMES
Beware of strangers, listening to your parents

ACADEMIC TOPICS
Creative writing, fractured fairy tales

COMMENTS
If you like fractured fairytales try our other interactive stories in the Remix Series:
* The Gingerbread Scam (Gingerbread Man)
* Silly Goats' Bluff (Three Billy Goats' Gruff)
* Salmonella: A Germ-Packed Love Story (Cinderella)
* Moldy Socks and the Three Little Hares (Goldilocks and the Three Bears)

FIG AND GOPHER FACTS
1. There are over 100 types of gophers in the United States.
2. Gophers like to build underground tunnels. Gophers like to be alone; only one gopher can be found in a tunnel system.
3. Gophers carry their food in cheek pouches.
4. A fig tree can grow as high as 50 feet.
5. Figs are harvested in the late summer and early fall.
6. The fig grows best in dryer warm temperate climates.

ABOUT QUACKENWORTH
Quackenworth is a media company that specializes in publishing educational content for children. Our mission is to develop fun products that teachers and parents can use to educate and enrich the lives of children and young adults.

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