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There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bell!

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bell!

by Lucille Colandro Illustrated by Jared D. Lee
A wacky new Christmas version of the classic "There Was an Old Lady" song!

This time, the hungry old lady swallows a bell, bows, gifts, a sack, a sleigh, and some reindeer! She's about to swallow a candy cane for dessert, when she hears a jolly "Ho! Ho! Ho!" Santa Claus is waiting for a ride! Watch what happens when she whistles, with amazing results!

With rhyming text and funny illustrations, this lively version of a classic song will appeal to young readers with every turn of the page--a fun story for Christmastime!

This is a wonderful companion to Colandro and Lee's other Old Lady books!
Ages
3, 6, 8, 4, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 3
Grade Level Equivalent
2
Lexile Measure
540L
DRA
20
Guided Reading
L
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Book Type
Cumulative Tale
Number of Pages
32
Genre
Series

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 D. Lee Jared Lee is the illustrator for the Black Lagoon series.

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