I Know a Lady

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If you are lucky you know someone like the elderly lady in this book. Whenever she sees you—coming home from school, trick-or-treating at Halloween, or walking with your dog in the wood—she makes you feel special. She is someone you admire. She is someone you love.

Sally describes a loving and lovable old lady in her neighborhood who grows flowers, waves to children when they pass her house, and bakes cookies for them at Christmas....

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Overview

If you are lucky you know someone like the elderly lady in this book. Whenever she sees you—coming home from school, trick-or-treating at Halloween, or walking with your dog in the wood—she makes you feel special. She is someone you admire. She is someone you love.

Sally describes a loving and lovable old lady in her neighborhood who grows flowers, waves to children when they pass her house, and bakes cookies for them at Christmas.

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Editorial Reviews

New York Times Book Review
Perfect. . .
Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Touching and gentle, this deceptively simple tale concerns a girl who muses about a kindhearted neighborhood senior. Ages 4-up. May
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780688115197
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 5/28/1992
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 24
  • Sales rank: 408,029
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • Lexile: NC750L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 7.87 (w) x 9.87 (h) x 0.04 (d)

Meet the Author

Charlotte Zolotow—author, editor, publisher, and educator—has one of the most distinguished reputations in the field of children's literature. She has written more than seventy books, many of which are picture-book classics, such as Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely Present and William's Doll. She lives in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.

James Stevenson is an op-ed contributor to the New York Times. His popular column, "Lost and Found New York," has appeared regularly in the newspaper since 2003. He was on the staff of The New Yorker for more than three decades; his work includes 2,000 cartoons and 80 covers, as well as reporting and fiction. He is also the author and illustrator of over 100 children's books. He lives in Connecticut.

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  • Posted December 10, 2013

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    This gem will delight 3-5 year old children. The water paint illustrations are delightful and the story line is charming.

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