Picks and Pans Review: The Three Billy Goats Gruff; the Three Little Pigs

updated 12/18/1989 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 12/18/1989 AT 01:00 AM EST

Read by Holly Hunter

In two famous tales freshly told with a Georgia twang, Hunter displays dizzying vocal twists, turns and backflips as she portrays the goats, an unctuous troll, the pigs and a hip wolf. The narration is enhanced by Tom Roberts's sparkling language, Art La?de's jazzy music and David Jorgensen's glorious pastel drawings.

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