There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Puck
by Stella Partheniou Grasso, illustrated by Scot Ritchie
ISBN 9781443128858 Paperback
32 Pages | 8.02" x 10.03" | Ages 3 to 7
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A quintessentially Canadian take on the old lady who swallows everything!
There was an old lady who swallowed a puck.
What rotten luck! She swallowed a puck.
And now it's stuck.
So down goes a goalie to save the puck, followed by a mask, two gloves, a stick, a net, the rink, some fans, the Cup, a ref, and some players. Soon, the old lady's belly is swaying and shaking with the hockey game she's just swallowed!
The rhyming text, over-the-top silliness, and hockey action will make this book a favourite to be read aloud again and again.
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"Kids don't have to be hockey fans to enjoy the bouncing rhythm of this counting book . . . [Over at the Rink] will have little Crosby wannabes chanting along as the book is read aloud." Quill & Quire
"This cheerful counting book, written to the melody of 'Over in the Meadow,' celebrates all the best things about hockey." CBC Parents
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