There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Puck by Stella Partheniou GrassoThere Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Puck by Stella Partheniou Grasso

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Puck

byStella Partheniou GrassoIllustratorScot Ritchie

Paperback | September 1, 2014

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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.

STELLA PARTHENIOU GRASSO is the author of Over at the Rink: A Hockey Counting Book. As a child she had a treasured hockey card collection that met a sad end during a regrettable spring cleaning session. Stella and her family live in Ajax, Ontario. SCOT RITCHIE is an award-winning illustrator and author who has worked with the Nation...
Title:There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a PuckFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:32 pages, 10.03 × 8.02 × 0.16 inShipping dimensions:10.03 × 8.02 × 0.16 inPublished:September 1, 2014Publisher:Scholastic Canada LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1443128856

ISBN - 13:9781443128858

Appropriate for ages: 3


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic book with a Hockey Theme Any little hockey lover will just love this book and it is sure to keep their attention and make them laugh also
Date published: 2018-08-28

Editorial Reviews

Praise for Over at the Rink: A Hockey Counting Book:

"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