I Know an Old Teacher by Anne Bowen

Today's #BookaDay is a hilarious schooltime version of the classic song, There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly.

Writer, Anne Bowen is a retired elementary teacher with a wild imagination; writing a story of an Old Teacher who swallowed ALL of her classroom pets in the picture book, I Know an Old Teacher. The inside book flap states that Mrs. Bowen never actually swallowed any of her classroom pets, even on the days that she was really hungry. Students and teacher alike will squeal, giggle, and ewwww to the horrifying images of Miss. Bindley swallowing the pets one by one.. flea, spider, rat .......  and unfortunate others.

Watch the book trailer, created by annebowenbooks

A Read Aloud of the 2009-2010 FRA's Children's Book Award title by Ms. Lavender's Storytime

I read this book as a part of my #BookaDay Reading Challenge, inspired by Donalyn Miller. My goal is to read at least one children's literature book everyday and share my thoughts here on my blog. Please feel free to subscribe or connect with me on social media to follow my journey through the books I read. Until next time ...

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