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There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly - Simms Taback
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly
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An old favorite as you've never seen it before! Everyone knows the song about the old lady who swallowed a fly, a spider, a bird, and even worse, but who's ever seen what's going on inside the old lady's stomach? With this inventive die-cut artwork, Simms Tabak gives us a rollicking,... show more
An old favorite as you've never seen it before! Everyone knows the song about the old lady who swallowed a fly, a spider, a bird, and even worse, but who's ever seen what's going on inside the old lady's stomach? With this inventive die-cut artwork, Simms Tabak gives us a rollicking, eye-popping version of the well-loved poem.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780670869398 (0670869392)
ASIN: 670869392
Publisher: Viking Juvenile
Pages no: 32
Edition language: English
Series: Books With Holes
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Ronyell (a.k.a Rabbitearsblog)
Ronyell (a.k.a Rabbitearsblog) rated it
4.0 There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly by Simms Taback
Genre: Surreal / Humor / Chain Reaction / Food / Animals Year Published: 1997 Year Read: 2009Publisher: Viking “There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly” is a silly lyrical book rewritten from a 1940s American folk poem by Simms Taback and is a Caldecott Honor Book. This book is about how an...
Miss Majors' Collection
Miss Majors' Collection rated it
4.0 There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly
This is a good book to show for sequence of events and chronological order. I would use this in my classroom by having them all pick an animal from the book and getting in a group. We will then play the song and as their animal was said they would have to stand up and act like that animal. I could a...
GreyJordan23
GreyJordan23 rated it
3.0 There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly
This is a fun children's book that can be a little disturbing, simply due to the fact that the lady dies at the end. The book is about an old lady who initially swallows a fly, then swallows a series of animals to get rid of the animal she had eaten prior until she eats a horse and dies because a ho...
Bmooney1
Bmooney1 rated it
3.0 There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly
This is a story and a song about the old lady who swallowed a fly, a spider, a bird, and even more. This is just a funny, creative, story to grab students attention and this book can also help with students memorization and sequencing. I would read this in kindergarten through first grade. Lexile ...
Lit Block Book Blog
Lit Block Book Blog rated it
4.5 There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly
This book's title alone is guaranteed to grad the attention of any potential reader, because what would happen if an old lady swallowed a fly? And furthermore, who has ever heard of an old lady who swallowed a dog, or a horse? This book is humorous and full of unusual plot twists making readers sit ...
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