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There Was an Old Lady who Swallowed a Meerkat

Author Crumble,P

Illustrator Shea,Louis

Item Code 8191260

Product Type Book

Format Paperback

ISBN 9781742836461

Publisher SCHOLASTIC AUSTRALIA

$14.99
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There was an old lady who swallowed a meerkat.
I don’t know why she swallowed a meerkat...
Fancy that!

The old lady is heading off for a day at the zoo, but she’s bringing her enormous appetite with her! Not even the gigantic hippo will be safe from her rumbling tummy and open jaws—surely she’ll POP!

Genre: General Fiction

Subject: Picture Books

Reading Level: Early Childhood, Foundation, Lower Primary

School Year: Early Childhood, Pre-School, Foundation, Year 1, Year 2

Ages: 3 to 7

Page Count: 24

Paul Dumble/P. Crumble

 

Where were you born? Where do you live now? Born: Yallourn in Victoria (it no longer exists!) Resides: Sydney

 

Where did you go to school? Howlong Public School and Albury High School.

 

Did you have a nickname? No.

 

What were you like in school? Always the student who was at the bottom of the top class!

 

What is the naughtiest thing you did? I was a very good boy.

 

What was your favourite book growing up? Hardy Boys adventures.

 

Who is your favourite children’s author? Jon Klassen.

 

What is your favourite food/colour/movie? Custard Purple The Goonies

 

Who inspired you to write? Not exactly sure.

 

How did you get started? Was writing promotional copy for job roles and decided to try something more creative.

 

How old were you? 35.

 

Why did you want to be a writer? It’s creative and challenging.

 

How do you think up ideas? When I am walking. Or when singing badly off-key in the shower.

 

Do you have a special place where you write? Anywhere with a cat on my lap.

 

What is the best thing about being a writer? Never knowing when inspiration will strike.

 

Have you had any funny or embarrassing moment as a writer? Not so far!

 

What do you do when you are not writing? I bake pretty darn good muffins.

 

What would you have chosen to be if you were not a writer? A trapeze artist. But not up too high.

 

Which famous person from the past would you like to talk to? Probably Michael Jackson as I reckon he would have some great stories to tell.

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