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A Children's Book Team's New Take on Classic Fairy Tales

Children's book author John Scieszka's first book was "The True Story of the Three Little Pigs," a retelling of the classic tale told from the perspective of the big bad wolf. He and illustrator Lane Smith have created several books under their Time Warp Trio editions. The latest is "The Good, The Bad, and the Goofy," a cowboys-and-Indians story written for boys, and "The Stinky Cheeseman and Other Fairly Stupid Tales," written for "hardcore silly kids."


Other segments from the episode on October 13, 1992

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 13, 1992: Interview with Douglas Frantz; Interview with Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith; Commentary on Scepter Records.


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