The Lady with the Alligator Purse
the Old Jump Rope/nonsense Rhyme Features An Ailing Young Tiny Tim.
``miss Lucy Had A Baby, His Name Was Tiny Tim. She Put Him In The Bathtub To See If He Could Swim.'' This Silly Rhyme Features A Joyfully Portrayed Cast Of Characters. The Lady's Purse Appears To Be Real Alligator; Its Back Opens Up Magically To Produce Pizza. The Rest Of The Loony People Include A Goofy Doctor And Nurse And The Intrepid Tiny Tim, Who Attempts To Swallow A Whole Bathtub In One Zany Picture. The Mayhem Is Rendered In A Loose Drawing Style Enhanced By Bright Pastel Colors. The Endpapers Include Charming Folios Of The Lady And Tiny Tim Surrounded By A Cheerful Border Of Alligator Purses. Westcott's Own Surprise Ending Is Sheer Delight, Giving A Brand-new Shine To A Favorite Verse. Ages 3-8. (april)
Publisher: LB Kids