I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie



I know an old lady who swallowed a pie, a Thanksgiving pie, which was really too dry.
And with that the feast begins After the pie the old lady swallows a whole squash, all of the salad, and the entire turkey As Mother and Father watch in shock, the two children are delighted to see the old lady growing fatter and fatter. And, in the end, the old lady makes a surprising and humorous contribution to the holiday festivities.

By Alison Jackson

Illustrated by Judith Byron Schachner