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Old Woman Who Lived in a Vinegar Bottle

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Old Woman Who Lived in a Vinegar Bottle

By Margaret Read MacDonald; Nancy Dunaway Fowlkes (Illustrator)

August House Publishers, Hardcover, 9780874834154, 32pp.

Publication Date: December 1, 2005

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Oh what a pity, what a pity pity pity! With this refrain, the old woman in the vinegar bottle complains until she gets a cottage ... then a row house ... then a mansion ... How far will she move up before she's satisfied? Storyteller and children's librarian Margaret Read MacDonald pairs a whiny old woman with a no-nonsense fairy in a comical tale of ever-expanding greed and its natural result. Nancy Dunaway Fowlkes's expansive India ink and watercolor illustrations capture MacDonald's high-spirited rendering of this old British fairy tale.
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