The Story of the Three Little Pigs

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The story of the three little pigs is a well-known European folk tale, with many adaptations and variations, some of them with a different number of little pigs or other animals. It is a typical coming of age story. Like many other fable and fairy tale heroes, the three little pigs leave home to seek their fortune in the beginning. Although the traditional tale of the houses built by the three little pigs has been retold and republished many times, Leslie Brooke's illustrations are probably the most beautiful ever made for the story.

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Leonard Leslie Brooke was born on September 24, 1862 in Birkenhead, England. He became a leading illustrator and author of children’s books with watercolors and pen-and-ink line drawings after illustrating a nursery rhyme book for author Andrew Lang. Brooke married Sybil Diana Brooke and they had two sons, one of whom became British Home Secretary. Leonard passed away in 1940, leaving a lasting legacy as one of the most skillful and prolific illustrators and authors, of more than two dozen books.

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