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There was an old lady who swallowed a fly  Cover Image Book Book

There was an old lady who swallowed a fly / illustrated by Pam Adams.

Adams, Pam. (Author). Adams, Pam, (illustrator.). Child's Play (Firm) (Added Author).


An illustrated version of the cumulative folk song in which the solution proves worse than the predicament when an old lady swallows a fly. Some pages are die-cut, permitting a portion of the next illustration to be seen.

Record details

  • ISBN: 0859537277 ;
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 16 cm
  • Edition: Boardbook edition.
  • Publisher: Auburn, ME : Child's Play (International) Ltd., [2000]

Content descriptions

General Note:
On board pages.
Target Audience Note:
AD390L Lexile
Decoding demand: 49 (medium) Semantic demand: 37 (low) Syntactic demand: 60 (medium) Structure demand: 14 (very low) Lexile
Subject: Older women > Juvenile fiction.
Folk songs, English > Texts.
Folk songs > Juvenile literature.
Nonsense verses > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Toy and movable books.
Board books.
Topic Heading: zzz.

Available copies

  • 2 of 3 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Putnam County Library System.


  • 0 current holds with 3 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Putnam County Public Library JE ADA P-Board (Text) 00074833 Easy Fiction Checked out 07/19/2024

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