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The Resource There was an old lady who swallowed a fly, Simms Taback

There was an old lady who swallowed a fly, Simms Taback

Label
There was an old lady who swallowed a fly
Title
There was an old lady who swallowed a fly
Statement of responsibility
Simms Taback
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Presents the traditional version of a famous American folk poem first heard in the U.S. in the 1940's with illustrations on die-cut pages that reveal all that the old lady swallows
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Summary
In a traditional nonsense poem, an old woman swallows a fly, a spider, a bird, a cat, a dog, and a horse
Tone
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Illustration
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Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1998
  • New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books: 1997
Awards note
Caldecott Honor Book, 1998; ALA Notable Children's Book, 1998
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
115358
Cataloging source
InFw
Dewey number
782.42162/21/00268
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ8.3.T1145
LC item number
Th 1997
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
320
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • -1
  • 3
PerformerNote
Narration and musical performance by Tom Chapin
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
preschool
Label
There was an old lady who swallowed a fly, Simms Taback
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • On die-cut pages
  • Simms Taback (February 13, 1932 - December 25, 2011) was an American writer, graphic artist, and illustrator of more than 35 books. He won the 2000 Caldecott Medal for U.S. picture book illustration, recognizing Joseph Had a Little Overcoat, and was a runner-up in 1998 for There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly. Taback graduated from the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Art and served in the United States Army. He was a designer for CBS Records and The New York Times. He was the founder and president of the Illustrators Guild (later the New York Graphic Artists Guild) and taught art at the School of Visual Arts and Syracuse University. Taback designed the first McDonald's Happy Meal box in 1977. He died in 2011 of pancreatic cancer
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Track 1: narration with page turn signals (10:14) -- Track 2: narration with no page turn signals (10:00) -- Track 3: "There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly" song (3:14)
Control code
ocm37595606
Dimensions
21 x 27 cm
Extent
32 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9781591124078
Lccn
96061604
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)37595606
Label
There was an old lady who swallowed a fly, Simms Taback
Link
Publication
Note
  • On die-cut pages
  • Simms Taback (February 13, 1932 - December 25, 2011) was an American writer, graphic artist, and illustrator of more than 35 books. He won the 2000 Caldecott Medal for U.S. picture book illustration, recognizing Joseph Had a Little Overcoat, and was a runner-up in 1998 for There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly. Taback graduated from the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Art and served in the United States Army. He was a designer for CBS Records and The New York Times. He was the founder and president of the Illustrators Guild (later the New York Graphic Artists Guild) and taught art at the School of Visual Arts and Syracuse University. Taback designed the first McDonald's Happy Meal box in 1977. He died in 2011 of pancreatic cancer
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Track 1: narration with page turn signals (10:14) -- Track 2: narration with no page turn signals (10:00) -- Track 3: "There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly" song (3:14)
Control code
ocm37595606
Dimensions
21 x 27 cm
Extent
32 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9781591124078
Lccn
96061604
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)37595606

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