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There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bat!

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bat!

by Lucille Colandro Illustrated by Jared Lee
There was an old lady who swallowed a bat. Imagine that! She also swallowed an owl, a cat, a ghost, a goblin, some bones, and even a wizard! This Halloween-themed twist on the classic "little old lady" books will delight and entertain all brave readers who dare to read it!
Ages
6, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
2.3
Lexile Measure
400L
DRA
16
Guided Reading
I
Publisher
Cartwheel Books
Book Type
Cumulative Tale
Number of Pages
32
Genre
Comedy and Humor, Poetry and Rhymes

About the Author and Illustrator

Lucille Colandro Lucille Colandro is the author of the There Was an Old Lady books. She wrote her first Old Lady book, There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bat, when an editor asked for a Halloween book with a lady who didn’t die at the end. Lucille’s old lady swallows everything from leaves to pants to snow—always with a funny surprise at the end!
Jared Lee Jared Lee is the illustrator for the Black Lagoon series.

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