The Old Woman and Her Pig

The Old Woman and Her Pig

An Appalachian Folktale

By Margaret Read MacDonald (Retold by); John Kanzler (Illustrator)

HarperCollins Publishers, Hardcover, 9780060280895, 32pp.

Publication Date: January 2007

""Goin' to town,
gonna buy a little pig.
Jig jog jig jog
jiggety-jig ""

But when the old woman tries to take that little pig home to her little boy, the pig won't cross the bridge--"this" little piggy is afraid of the water The old woman pushes and pulls, cries and cajoles, with no luck. Until she sees a dog, a rat, and a cat--can the old woman convince them to help her get the piggy back home?

Acclaimed storyteller Margaret Read MacDonald and illustrator John Kanzler bring new life to this classic tale.