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I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie (Picture Puffins) Paperback – September 16, 2002
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Copyright 2002 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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Top Customer Reviews
When an "old lady" comes to Thanksgiving dinner she swallows a pumpkin pie--whole. To wash down the pie (which was really too dry) she gulps some cider which "rumbles and mumbles and grumbles" inside her. Then to the horror of the adults and the delight of the children she gobbles the entire Thanksgiving feast!
The illustrations cap off the delightful text and add even more fantastic humor as the old lady grows in proportion with each outlandish bite.
A must read for story time--kids will be giggling more with every turn of the page. And you'll be "thankful" you don't have such a relative. Or do you?
Other than that...lots of fun!
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First of all I did look over some of the other reviews for this book on Amazon since sometimes curiosity drives me to wonder what people dislike about the book, especially if it is... Read morePublished 6 days ago by Julia
Best place to get books when you want something specific with quick delivery. Adorable book. Kids loved it!Published 4 months ago by Winky
Funny story, in the many versions of this book that exist. The colors are vibrant, and humorous. Younger kids love these stories.Published 4 months ago by C Gohman
Love the flow of this book. Fantastic illustrations and a fun story! The repetition in this book helps kids comprehension issues.Published 8 months ago by Elizabeth S.
Bought this for my so without having read it myself. It read "there was an old lady who swallows a pie.......perhaps she'll die" not really an upbeat or positive bookPublished 8 months ago by J. Medlock