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There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly

by Pam Adams (author) (UK edition)

Suitable for 3 - 6 years

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Product Description

Greedy for a great rhyme? Try this funny favourite. Poke your fingers in the holes. Laugh like mad. Warning: this old lady has a very big appetite. Don’t stand too close: she’ll probably eat you up! Peep through the cutaway holes to see the creatures in her tummy wriggle and jiggle. She’s swallowed a fly, she’s swallowed a spider, she’s swallowed a cat… Whatever next?

  • A traditional rhyme in a novelty peephole format
  • Peek ahead by peeping into the old lady’s tummy
  • Part of a bestselling series which children adore
  • Structured verses build literacy and prediction skills

Product Details

Catalogue number

50 in ISBC ROW September Primary 2017

Format

Board Book

ISBN

9780859530187

Publisher

Child's Play (International) Ltd

Date published

August 1st, 1973

Other details
  • 16 pages
Condition

New

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  1. Natasha, Scholastic Staff
    on 21 April 2011

    Funny and Playful

    Surprisingly humorous, There was an old lady who swallowed a fly, keeps you guessing what she will swallow next! This beautifully crafted picture book is perfect for young readers who will love the amusing rhymes throughout.

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  1. Avatar bat 761713

    pawprint2
    on 16 October 2011

    Soooooo funny

    5out of 5
  2. Petula 113689

    cleopatra15
    on 7 March 2010

    i loved this book when i was little. it is very funny and amazing how she can fit such large animals into her tummy.

    5out of 5
  3. Avatar owl 761790

    elliebobster
    on 7 March 2010

    i thought this book was funny but it could do better!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    5out of 5