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I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly

By Nadine Bernard Westcott (Board Book, 2003)
I know an old lady who swallowed a fly,
I don't know why she swallowed a fly,
Perhaps she'll die.

So begins this well-loved, classic song. Now published for the first time in board book form with all new illustrations, this book is sure to delight a whole new audience: babies and toddlers.
  • Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Format: Board Book

    • Price: $6.99 US/$7.99 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316930840

    • On Sale Date: 06/11/2003

    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    • Imprint: LB Kids

    Formats Available: Board Book, Trade Paperback

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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.

So begins this well-loved, classic song. Now published for the first time in board book form with all new illustrations, this book is sure to delight a whole new audience: babies and toddlers.

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.
  • I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly:
    "A hilarious interpretation...bound to elicit giggles and laughs."
    *Boston Globe

    A School Library Journal Best Book

    The Eensy-Weensy Spider:
    "The author-illustrator team behind Miss Mary Mack scores again with this rollicking, singsong poem."
    *Booklist

    "This sprightly adaptation lends itself to singing aloud and is sure to be a hit."
    *School Library Journal

    "Riotous color and clever details add to the appeal. Begging to be read aloud, this is a sure-fire hit for story time."
    *Kirkus

    Miss Mary Mack:
    "This high-flying package of fun ... will have children clapping along in no time."
    *School Library Journal

    "Wild fun for story times."
    *Booklist

    A Parenting Magazine "Book of the Year," 1998
    IRA-CBC Children's Choice,1999
    Book club: Scholastic

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Product Details

I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Price: $6.99 US/$7.99 CAN
  • Pages: 11
  • Physical Dimensions: 6-1/2" x 5-1/8"
  • ISBN-13: 9780316930840
  • On Sale Date: 06/11/2003
I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly