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There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Books!

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Books!

by Lucille Colandro Illustrated by Jared D. Lee

That lovely old lady has returned just in time for the first day of school. Now she's swallowing items to make the very best of her first day back. With rhyming text and funny illustrations, this lively version of the classic song will appeal to young readers with every turn of the page. A fun story for the first day of school!

Ages
4, 5, 6, 7
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 2
Lexile Measure
470L
DRA
18
Guided Reading
K
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Book Type
Cumulative Tale
Number of Pages
32
Genre
Comedy and Humor, Poetry, Songs, Verse

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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