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There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Shell!…

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Shell! (original 2006; edition 2008)

by Lucille Colandro (Author), Jared Lee (Illustrator)

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In this variation on the traditional cumulative rhyme, a woman swallows a shell, a crab, a fish, a gull, a pail, some sand, and a wave.
Title:There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Shell!
Authors:Lucille Colandro (Author)
Other authors:Jared Lee (Illustrator)
Info:Cartwheel Books (2008), 32 pages
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There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Shell! by Lucille Colandro (2006)

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This is a spectacular, humorous book that addresses a variety of different concepts! The pictures directly relate to the plot of the story, which can provide the children with context that will help them read/understand the text. It is filled with repetition that will provide the children the opportunity to practice concepts over and over to achieve mastery. The book contains a lot rhymes, so it would be a great book to help reinforce that concept. The book also gives reasons as to "why" the old lady ate the things that she did. The students could make predictions as to why she ate certain things and try to explain the potential reason. ( )
  Katie_Morgan | Feb 10, 2020 |
Not so sure the logic of the swallowing sequence held together. ( )
1 vote MeditationesMartini | Jun 7, 2018 |
There was an old lady who swallowed a shell! by Colandro_ Lucille
Audio book: Children's book that rhymes and is so silly, it's just a perfect book to read.
Like that it also features other sealife. Love wave the best because of what it makes.
Love how it all gets connected with every new addition. By the end she's carrying a ton of things.
I received this book from National Library Service for my BARD (Braille Audio Reading Device). ( )
  jbarr5 | Oct 27, 2016 |
an old lady swallowed different beach objects then eventually burped them all up to make a sand castle.
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  TUCC | Sep 16, 2016 |
This book is about an old lady who swallows everything in sight just to burp out a sandcastle. Students usually think this book is very funny.
  jfala001 | Nov 30, 2015 |
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This is the “swallowed a shell” book. Please do not combine with any of the others—bat, chick, leaves, etc. They are all separate books.
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In this variation on the traditional cumulative rhyme, a woman swallows a shell, a crab, a fish, a gull, a pail, some sand, and a wave.

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