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A Was Once an Apple Pie

A Was Once an Apple Pie

by Edward Lear Illustrated by Suse MacDonald

Suse MacDonald adapts Edward Lear's fun-to-say, alphabet rhyme in a picture book that combines the classic with the up-to-date. Bright, bold illustrations are created with hand painted cut paper. A Bear sniffs an Apple pie, a Cat and Dog are friends, an Eel and Fish share an ocean, a Goose spills a bottle of Ink, while a Hen laughs and later a Mouse is observed by an Owl in a Nest. A stunning book!

Ages
3, 4, 5
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Lexile Measure
NP
DRA
12
Guided Reading
G
Book Type
Read-Aloud Book
Number of Pages
32
Genre
Poetry, Songs, Verse

About the Author and Illustrator

Edward Lear
Contributor Image Alt Tag Suse MacDonald Suse MacDonald is a children's book iwriter and llustrator based in Soythern Vermont. Her first book was Alphabatics, The book was well received and which won two prestigious awards.

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