|An ABC book --
Little Bitty Mousie in the
polka-dotted purple dress creeped into a house at night to taste and
smell — and in alphabetical order sampled the smells and sounds of the house!
She ate the “H” from “Happy“
Ask students to participate by supplying the rhyming word in the fourth
lines; and in reciting any of the refrains such as "sniff-sniff sniffy
On a chocolate birthday cake
Her fur got full of Icing
And it wasn’t by mistake.
went her little mousie toes.
Sniff-sniff sniffy sniffy
Went her little mousie nose.
Just as in Old Black Fly Aylesworth uses ordinary household items throughout the story, in alphabetical order.
She tried to get some Jelly–
tried with all her mousie might
She also tried the Ketchup
But the lids were on too tight.