Dave Pilker finds a happly solution to bullying in this story about a dachshund who wears a hot dog bun costume his Mom made him.. He then bears the brunt of more teasing from the other dogs who eat all the treats before he gets there. In the end, Oscar’s short status and his bravery saves the day and he becomes a hero.
This book is a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year and is at reading level 1, ages 3-8.
THERE WAS AN OLD LADY WHO SWALLOWED A BAT
Based on the well known “THERE WAS AN OLD LADY WHO SWALLOWED A FLY,” this old lady swallows wizards, bones, goblins, ghosts, a cat and one bat. “Imagine that!” At the end, she swallows a “goblin to cast a spell so she could yell – Trick or Treat.” On the very last page, she burps and everything she swallowed spills out.
This silly poem story will be enjoyed by all ages and aids in developing children’s rhyming and memory skills. Kids and parents can have fun making up their own “THERE WAS AN OLD LADY” poem.