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Hi!,

I'm looking to immerse myself in picture books that are great examples of the 3 Obstacles structure
-------- The character has  to overcome 3 obstacles to get what he wants.

I'd like to get a list started on this thread

Thanks for any books you can recommend  =)

--LiZ
#1 - April 22, 2013, 02:50 PM

Kevin Henkes' picture books often follow this structure, from what I remember. Check out Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse or Owen.
#2 - April 22, 2013, 02:57 PM

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A lot of my books follow this structure.

Mostly Monsterly and Princess and Training are two examples.
#3 - April 22, 2013, 03:09 PM
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The old fairy tales - three billy goats gruff, three little pigs, etc.
#4 - April 22, 2013, 03:12 PM
I've Got a Tail! - Amicus Ink 2020

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Just read Tippy-Toe Chick Go by George Shannon, which uses the fail, fail succeed pattern (as opposed to the fail, fail, fail, succeed pattern.)
#5 - April 22, 2013, 07:57 PM

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Every Dora the Explorer book that exists and pretty much all the other popular books that use the can you help format.
#6 - April 23, 2013, 08:32 AM

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Kevin Henkes, definitely! (And shameless promotion... My book, Being Frank, also follows this structure. The power of three! :) )
#7 - April 23, 2013, 08:38 AM
Being Frank (Flashlight Press)
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A lot of my books follow this structure.

Mostly Monsterly and Princess and Training are two examples.

LOL, Tammi, I was just about to get on and suggest Tammi Sauer's books:-)
#8 - April 23, 2013, 09:38 AM
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Thank you for the books you've listed  I'm looking forward to reading and studying them       :ty
#9 - April 24, 2013, 08:00 PM

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