I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly

I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly

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I know an old lady who swallowed a fly,
I don't know why she swallowed a fly,
Perhaps she'll die.

Mary Ann Hoberman and Nadine Bernard Westcott put their own hilarious twist on this favourite childhood classic, making it a perfect read-aloud for babies and toddlers.

The original edition of this board book sold over 136,000 copies and still reprints regularly. This fresh new design treatment and larger trim will ensure it continues to stand out in today's board book market.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 22 pages
  • 138 x 178 x 16mm | 200g
  • Little, Brown Young Readers
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0316537330
  • 9780316537339

About Mary Ann Hoberman

Former Children's Poet Laureate Mary Ann Hoberman is the author of the classic A House is a House for Me, which won a National Book Award, as well as the bestselling You Read to Me, I'll Read to You and Sing-Along Stories series.

Nadine Bernard Westcott is well known for her award-winning renditions of such classic chants as Skip to My Lou and The Lady with the Alligator Purse.
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