There was an old lady who lived in a zoo.
She never got bored, she had so much to do.
She climbed with the monkeys. She swam with the eels.
She talked to the parrots and played with the seals.
The old lady’s happy; she never gets blue.
And that’s why she’ll never move back to a shoe.
Text © Bruce Lansky, reprinted from Peter, Peter, Pizza-Eater and Other Silly Rhymes, published by Meadowbrook Press. Illustration © Stephen Carpenter. Any copying or use of this poem or illustration without consent is unlawful.