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Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers$12.38
Based on the classic song about the old woman who swallowed a fly, this retelling with a twist features an old lady attending a Thanksgiving dinner who swallows a pie, then a whole squash, all of the salad, and then an entire turkey. In the end, the old lady makes a surprising and humorous contribution to the holiday festivities. Full-color illustrations.
- ISBN-13: 0140565957
- ISBN-10: 0140565957
- Publisher: Puffin Books
- Publish Date: September 2002
- Page Count: 32
- Reading Level: Ages 3-8
Series: Picture Puffin Books (Paperback)
Publishers Weekly® Reviews
- Reviewed in: Publishers Weekly, page 75.
- Review Date: 2002-09-23
- Reviewer: Staff
The illustrations freshen up the old cumulative chestnut. "The old lady herself is a tour de force of visual slapstick," wrote PW. "Even the typography joins the fun." Ages 3-8. (Sept.)