There Was an Old Fellow from Skye by Antony Wootten

There Was an Old Fellow from Skye

Written by Antony Wootten

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Age 7+. This is a little pot of gold with lots of clever rhymes guaranteed to make you laugh. Limericks have been endearingly popular for longer than most can remember and Antony Wootten’s There was an old fellow from Skye has now added to the collection. The limericks are funny, romantic or gory or even a mixture of all three. They rhyme and they’re jolly and fun for all the family, so dip in and find out about the spy from Skye, the inventor called Max, a surgeon named Wheeze, the old lady called Myrtle and the fellow from Gwent to name just a few, or even the flying nun:

A nun known as Sister McBickers

Startled the Priest and the vicars

By learning to fly

Like an angel on high,

Having fitted a jet in her knickers.


There Was an Old Fellow from Skye by Antony Wootten

A collection of limericks by Antony Wootten which will tickle the ribs of children and adults alike.

Antony is also the author of a novel, A Tiger too Many - click here.

About the Author

Antony Wootten

Antony Wootten was a primary school teacher for 19 years. He was born in Berkshire in 1971 and taught in a number of different schools, including several in London and one in Canada. For around 12 years he lived in various parts of London where he eventually met his fiancée, Louise. They now live in a very old cottage overlooking a quiet valley near Whitby in Yorkshire.

As well as writing children's books, he now also visits schools promoting educational computer software. Antony has illustrated a number of books, and also paints the beautiful scenery around where he lives.

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73 pages


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Eskdale Publishing

Publication date

26th November 2011




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