There Was an Odd Princess Who Swallowed a Pea by Jennifer Ward

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There was an odd princess who swallowed a pea, a slipper, a crown, a rose, a queen, and even more! Will this odd princess live happily ever after? Illustrations rendered digitally by Lee Calderon show Princess’s belly growing and growing as she eats a host of royal possessions in this zany adaptation of the popular children’s song.
 

About Jennifer Ward

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Jennifer Ward is the author of numerous acclaimed books for children, including I Love Dirt! 52 Activities to Help You and Your Kids Discover the Wonders of Nature, The Busy Tree, There Was an Old Monkey Who Swallowed a Frog, and There Was an Odd Princess Who Swallowed a Pea. Her books have received many honors, including the Giverny Award for Best Children's Science Picture Book, the Growing Young Readers' Book Award, the American Booksellers Association "Book Sense Pick of the Lists," a Learning Magazine "Teachers' Choice Award for Best Children's Picture Book," a "Parents' Choice Award," a Governor's First Grade Book Selection for the states of New Jersey and Arizona, a Barnes & Noble Author of the Month two years in a row, and a Grand Canyon Reader's Award winner and honors recipient, among others. A former educator, Jennifer now writes full time from her home in the Midwest. Learn more: www.jenniferwardbooks.com
 
Published February 10, 2012 by Two Lions. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books.

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Old monkey swallows bits and pieces of the rainforest to a cumulative refrain, a rhythm and melody straight from that little old lady: “He swallowed the toucan to squawk at the bat.

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The familiar song gets a princess makeover in this second of its like from Ward (There Was an Old Monkey Who Swallowed a Frog, 2010;

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There are no books youngsters enjoy more than books that bring giggles bubbling up, and nothing makes giggles bubble up faster for kids than silly rhymes and burps.

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