Diary of a Worm: Teacher's Pet (I Can Read! Level 1: Beginning Reading)

by Doreen Cronin (Author) Harry Bliss (Illustrator)

Diary of a Worm: Teacher's Pet (I Can Read! Level 1: Beginning Reading)

Worm is all about having fun, respecting the earth, and never taking baths. Many children will relate to this funny character!

In Diary of a Worm: Teacher's Pet, Worm makes a surprising discovery--teachers have birthdays. That means Worm and his friends have to find the perfect present for their teacher, Mrs. Mulch.

Diary of a Worm: Teacher's Pet is a Level One I Can Read book, which means it is perfect for kids learning to sound out words and sentences.


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School Library Journal

PreS-Gr 1--Worm is back again with friends Spider and Fly in this entertaining early reader based on the humorous tales of Doreen Cronin and Harry Bliss. Readers will delight in the antics of Worm, captured in the familiar journal style, as he discovers that even teachers have birthdays. He tries to find the perfect gift for Mrs. Mulch. "October 6 I woke up worried. One more day until the party and I was still stumped." Full spreads and expressive spot illustrations assist new readers with plot development. Bottle cap chairs and mushroom desktops set in a forest classroom create a fun perspective for readers as they follow Worm on his quest. Simple vocabulary and large font make this a welcome addition to beginning-to-read collections and young fans of these three pals.--Melissa Smith, Royal Oak Public Library, MI

Copyright 2013 School Library Journal, LLC Used with permission.

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"Readers will delight in the antics of Worm... Simple vocabulary and large font make this a welcome addition to beginning-to-read collections and young fans of these three pals."—School Library Journal
Doreen Cronin
Doreen Cronin is the author of many bestselling and New York Times bestselling picture books, including Click, Clack, Quack to School!; Click, Clack, Surprise!; Click, Clack, Ho, Ho, Ho; Click, Clack, Peep; Click, Clack, Boo!; Dooby Dooby Moo; Thump, Quack, Moo: A Whacky Adventure; Bounce; Wiggle; Duck for President; Giggle, Giggle, Quack; Bloom; and the Caldecott Honor Book Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type as well as The Chicken Squad series and Cyclone. She lives in Brooklyn, New York. Visit her at DoreenCronin.com.

Betsy Lewin is the Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator of Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type and its sequels, including Click, Clack, Quack to School!; Click, Clack, Ho, Ho, Ho; Click, Clack, Peep; Click, Clack, Boo!; Giggle, Giggle, Quack; Duck for President; Dooby Dooby Moo; and Thump, Quack, Moo; in addition to a number of other picture books, including So, What's It Like to Be a Cat? and Where Is Tippy Toes?. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Classification
Fiction
ISBN-13
9780062087058
Lexile Measure
500L
Guided Reading Level
I
Publisher
HarperCollins
Publication date
June 20, 2013
Series
I Can Read! Level 1: Beginning Reading
Garden State Children's Book Awards
Nominee 2016 - 2016

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