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!
- 6, 7, 5
- Interest Level
- Grades K - 2
- Grade Level Equivalent
- Lexile Measure
- Guided Reading
- Cartwheel Books
- Book Type
- Cumulative Tale
- Number of Pages
- 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 didnâ€™t die at the end. Lucilleâ€™s old lady swallows everything from leaves to pants to snowâ€”always with a funny surprise at the end!
Jared Lee Jared Lee is the illustrator for the Black Lagoon series.