Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs


Bibliographic Information: Willems, Mo. Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs: As Retold by Mo Willems. 1st ed. Balzer Bray, 2012. Print.

Brief Annotation:  Mo Willems retells the classic fairy tale of Goldilocks and the Three Bears with a slight twist, the homeowners in this story are dinosaurs! These cunning dinosaurs are setting out a trap for poor little Goldilocks, complete with bowls of pudding that are too hot, too cold and just right. Will Goldilocks catch wind of their plan?

Genre: free choice picture

Grade Level: Pre K-2

Readers who will like this: Children who like funny stories, beginning readers

Rating/Response: 5 This book is sure to be loved by younger elementary students who will ask to have it read to them again and again. It is silly and clever and will be loved by teachers and students alike.

One question you would ask before a read aloud: What do you think the Goldilocks story would be like if the bears were dinosaurs?

Posted by: Maria Muellerleile


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