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Metafiction can save your life (if you are a pig in a story)

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If you are aware you are a character in a book, you can even escape your own story, and not have to deal with the consequences of your own reality. In David Wiesner’s Three Little Pigs the big bad wolf comes and the pigs get out of their stories to find some new adventures. Eventually they return to their original story, along with some extra friends. At the sight of this “homey” scene at the end, my daughter proclaimed, “That’s nice.” 

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  1. We have this one, and it took Sam the longest time to get what was going on. Pretty cool, though!


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