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there was an old lady who swallowed a flyThere Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly

Author: Retold by Simms Taback
Illustrator: Simms Taback
Publisher: Viking
Date: 1997
Awards: ALA Notable Book, Caldecott Honor Book (1998)
Ages: 4-8
Topics: picture book, predictable book, American folksong
Summary: Enjoy this popular American folk song of the old lady with an interesting appetite that includes a fly, a spider, a bird, a cat, a dog, and more.

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