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The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything

The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything

by Linda Williams Illustrated by Megan Lloyd

When a cheerful old lady heads out at dusk for a walk, she runs into a series of very eerie surprises in the middle of the dark forest. Shoes with no one inside them clomp, clomp behind her. Pants with no one inside them wiggle, wiggle after her as she walks along.

A shirt, gloves, and a hat all join the parade, with every article of clothing making a special spooky noise that invites kids to clank and clomp and howl along. Maybe the old lady is beginning to get a little frightened now, especially when a pumpkin head appears!

The utterly satisfying conclusion of this marvelous story shows children that facing fears can often turn something that seems scary into a delightful surprise.

7, 8
Interest Level
Grades 2 - 3
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading
Book Type
Read-Aloud Book
Number of Pages
Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Fables

About the Author and Illustrator

Linda Williams
Megan Lloyd

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