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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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Dive Into a Good Book!
Dive Into a Good Book! rated it
3.5 Oh, My!
Many children are already familiar with the "old lady" books. There are so many now! I am going to focus on one that delivers its own version of the original classic, There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly, by Lucille Colandro. The story uses rhyming text and hilarious illustrations to engage the...
Miss Gothard's Book Blog
Miss Gothard's Book Blog rated it
5.0 She Swallowed A What?
This book (and song) is about a woman who swallowed a fly, a spider, a bird, and even more. The activity I would use with this book would be in a literacy center. I would have an old woman with Velcro on her abdomen and Velcro attached to different animals. The students must place the animals in ord...
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...
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