There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Trout

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By Teri Sloat
Publisher Square Fish
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Trout
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A bright, energetic retelling of a beloved childrens rhyme, with a Pacific Northwest twist.There was an old lady who swallowed a troutThat splished and splashed and thrashed about.Everyone has heard about the old lady who swallowed a fly, but there is something particularly fishy about this old lady . . .Beautiful illustrations in this story capture the scenery and wildlife of the Pacific Northwest. The buoyant text jumps along as the old lady swallows a salmon, an otter, a seal, a walrus, and more, until eventually she swallows the entire sea and the trout swims free! With a unique and fascinating setting, this pure flight of fancy gives a fresh look to a familiar poem.

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736 words736 words
32 pages32 pages
Lexile NPLexile NP
Published 2002Published 2002
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