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.
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, MICopyright 2013 School Library Journal, LLC Used with permission.