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There Was an Old Gator Who Swallowed a Moth

B. J. Lee, David Opie (Illustrator)


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Gators and panthers and crabs, oh my
The classic cumulative tale There Was an Old Lady gets a Floridian flourish in this charming adaptation. Down in the southern swamps a hungry gator accidentally swallows a moth. Of course, he swallows a crab to get the moth What will he swallow next? The gator predictably continues swallowing bigger and bigger creatures until the unexpected happens--all over the page Along the way to its hilarious ending, the story--strengthened by the delightful illustrations--introduces readers of all ages to the many critters, both big and small, of the Florida swamp. With a familiar use of repetition and an abundance of rhythm, this silly story is perfect for read-aloud experiences

Pelican Publishing Company, 9781455624416, 32pp.

Publication Date: January 28, 2019