Curly, Twirly, Whirly, and Higgledy Piggledy are four brother piglets that live a happy life together in the sun. With no sweet name to rhyme with the rest of his family, poor Higgledy Piggledy wishes he were more like his brothers. When scary Mr. Wolf moves in next door, he’s hungry for ham. As Curly, Twirly, Whirly, and Higgledy Piggledy attempt to outwit and outrun their sly neighbor, the little piglets learn a big life lesson about what’s truly in a name.
Winner of 17 Book Awards!
“A high quality gem with the makings of a modern day classic... Inspired by an English Fairy Tale, Higgledy Piggledy is a delightful tale with a clever story. It shows that being different is not a bad thing, and in fact can be quite rewarding. The story has both an old-world and contemporary feel, with dazzling illustrations full of charm, warmth, and humor that captivate the reader.” ~ Tillywig Reviews (Top Fun Award)
“A lighthearted children's picturebook with a charming story brought to life with colorful illustrations – especially ideal for young people sharpening their reading skills.” ~ Midwest Book Review (Children’s Bookwatch)
“Guaranteed to make your child laugh! Higgledy Piggledy is loosely based on The Three Little Pigs, but adds a neat twist to the end. This story imparts the important lesson that being different is okay, and in fact, can be pretty cool. The drawings are bright and light-hearted, and add an additional fun element. Put it all together and you have a delightful bedtime, or anytime story.” ~ Feathered Quill Book Reviews (5 Stars)
“Highly recommend! Just a beautiful book! The illustrations are lovely, the story is delightful to read with a subtle lesson for both child and reader.” ~ Constance Gilbert Amazon Reviewer (5 Stars)
“Most highly recommended! A new spin on the classic tale of the three little pigs which makes it relevant again for kids and parents. It is marvelous fun, perfect for reading aloud to a child or for new readers to explore on their own. A wonderful children's book that will have the adults lucky enough to read it smiling as well.” ~ Reader’s Favorite Reviews (5 Stars)
“A beautifully written and illustrated example of a classic fairy tale made contemporary for today’s preschoolers. The authors did a wonderful job of updating The Three Little Pigs fairy tale without losing its essence. It will charm young readers and give children a fun new version of a popular fairy tale. Highly Recommended!” ~ Book Ideas Review (5 Stars)
“Have you ever felt you did not fit in with your family and friends, or been teased about being different? That is Higgledy Piggledy’s problem… Higgledy Piggledy is a thoughtful and insightful version of The Three Little Pigs with lessons of recognizing individuality and belonging. The story is very family friendly and easy for children of all ages to understand especially with the perfect pictures.” ~ Bestsellers World Reviews (5 Stars)
“A delightful children's picture book that is visually appealing and delivers a simple but important message about diversity, self-acceptance, and gaining self-confidence, as well as helping children learn empathy and compassion for others. And perfectly complementing the tale are the eye-catching expressive images which help make an emotional connection to the characters.” ~ Book Pleasures Review (4 Stars)
Dr. B. Seymour Rabinovitch has found continuing pleasure in writing children’s tales and rhymes. He is the author of over 100 articles and books, including books on chemistry, and antique and contemporary silver. A retired professor of chemistry, Dr. Rabinovitch enjoyed a long academic career at the University of Washington in Seattle. The youngest of seven children, he was raised and educated in Montreal, Canada, with a special interest in children’s stories, songs and literature. During World War II, he served in Europe as an officer in the Canadian Army. He currently lives in Seattle, WA.
Rebecca Simone Treger was raised in Medford, Oregon and has a lifelong love of reading, folktales and storytelling.
Mari Gayatri Stein is an author, artist and cartoonist whose insightful words and drawings have delighted readers. She has written and illustrated ten books, including Puddle Moon, Unleashing Your Inner Dog, and The Buddha Smiles. Mari has taught yoga and meditation for three decades and lives with her husband in southern Oregon.