The Old Woman in a Shoe
- Year Published: 1920
- Language: English
- Country of Origin: United States of America
- Source: Barnes, W. (Ed.). (1920). Types of Children's Literature: A Collection of the World's Best Literature for Children.. Yonkers, New York: World Book Company.
- Flesch–Kincaid Level: 1.9
- Word Count: 41
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There was an old woman who lived in a shoe;
She had so many children she didn’t know what to do.
She gave them some broth without any bread,
And whipped them all soundly and put them to bed.