Yucky Worms

Summary:

You'll discover all sorts of fascinating things about the lives of earthworms in this humorous picture book. Besides learning where these lowly creatures live you'll find out how they move, what they eat and why gardeners love them. 


Young Readers (7,8):
This book was a hit with a friend of mine, an elementary school librarian, who suggested this book to some students. The kids loved it.

Adult Reviewer:
The information on earthworms is excellent and the artwork is very good. This clever volume will totally change how you look upon earthworms. In fact, you may not even use the word "yucky" anymore to describe them!


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

This book is both funny and informative. Yes, worms may appear to be "yucky" but they are also very important and serve a real purpose.

Content Awareness Factors:

None.


Little Kid Reaction

This book was a hit with a friend of mine, an elementary school librarian, who suggested this book to some students. The kids loved it.

Adult Reader Reaction

The information on earthworms is excellent and the art work is very good. This clever volume will totally change how you look upon earthworms. In fact, you may not even use the word "yucky" anymore to describe them!

Type of Book:
This is a picture book story that offers factual information aobut earthworms.
Educational Themes:

This is a book that will prompt you to head outside! There is plenty to explore about worms, gardening, and natural history.

Reading Level:
2.0
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
7 to 9
Recommended Age To Read Together:
3 to 7
Age of child:
Read by children 7 and 8 years old.
Purchase Recommendation:
Borrow first and then decide if you want to buy it. This is a must buy for school libraries, though.

Title Yucky Worms
About
Author Vivian French
Publisher Candlewick © 2010
Illustrators Jessica Ahlberg
ISBN 0763644463
Material Hard Cover
Genres Animal Character, Nature, Ecology | Environment
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