Synopses & Reviews
‘A clever reworking of a classic story. The little old ladys fearless attitude and her clever solution as to what to do with the lively shoes, pants, shirt and pumpkin head that are chasing her will enchant young audiences. With brilliantly colored, detailed folk art illustrations. A great purchase. —SLJ.
Children's Choices for 1987 (IRA/CBC)
Notable 1986 Children's Trade Books in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC)
Children's Books of 1986 (Library of Congress)
1988 Keystone to Reading Book Award (Pennsylvania Reading Association)
“A splendiferous Halloween story. A sure-fire winner with gloriously noisy actions for storytelling and just shivery enough.” The Horn Book
“A great purchase for Halloween or any time of the year.” School Library Journal (starred review)
This little old lady isn't afraid of anything
until she hears a CLOMP, CLOMP, a SHAKE, SHAKE, and a CLAP, CLAP. Then the little old lady who was not afraid of anything gets the scare of her life! The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything has already sold more than half a million copies in all editions. And now, with a stunning full-bleed jacket that jumps off the page, it s more fun than ever before!
About the Author
Linda Williams is the director of a child development center. The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything is her first book for children.