The Three Little Pigs – An Architectural Tale

Updated on August 8, 2019 in Books 2019

Philip Johnson, Frank Gehry and Frank Lloyd Wright

Not quite an average book for children, this book is for adults like you and me. An architectural twists on both ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears’ and ‘The Three Little Pigs’ fairy tales, the ‘Three Little Pigs’ are none other than Philip Johnson, Frank Gehry and Frank Lloyd Wright, the house which the Big Bad Wolf hopelessly huffs and puffs is none other than ________ (surprise).

The Three Little Pigs - An Architectural Tale

In this quirky, artsy retelling of “The Three Little Pigs,” the pigs and their homes are nods to three famous architects—Frank Gehry, Phillip Johnson, and Frank Lloyd Wright—and their signature homes. Each house is filled with clever details, including furnishings by the architects and their contemporaries. Of course, not all the houses are going to protect the pigs from the wolf’s huffing and puffing. Which one will? The wolf, and readers, are in for a clever surprise ending.

The Three Little Pigs - An Architectural Tale

The Three Little Pigs - An Architectural Tale

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