Old Black Fly
Format: Big Book
Publish date: April 15th 1995
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Pages no: 32
Edition language: English
Genre: Insects / Humor / Poetry / Family Year Published:1992 Year Read: 2015 Publisher: Henry Holt and Company So, this review will be special since the majority of this book is told through rhyming. So I will give out my thoughts on this book in a simple rhyming scheme! Old Black Fly’s b...
The vivid, bright drawings in this book held my niece and nephew's eyes, while the lyrical text held their ears. Aside from Dr. Seuss, I can't usually get my niece and nephew to tune into stories with rhyming text. This is an exception to that rule.
Anything illustrated by Stephen Gammell is an adventure to discover. The story itself is a bit disturbing for a very young child but by elementary age children love love love being grossed out and find this book super funny.