Bonnie Worth is the author of countless books for young readers, among them 18 of the Cat in the Hat's Learning Library books, including Oh Say Can You Say Di-No-Saur?, If I Ran the Rain Forest, Oh Say Can You Seed? (winner of the 2003 Ohio Farm Bureau Award), Hark! A Shark!, and If I Ran the Horse Show.
"There is a big gap between 'concept' books written for
preschoolers and nonfiction that requires fluent reading skills.
The Cat in the Hat's Learning Library books introduce
beginning readers to important basic concepts about the natural
world. They provide the critical foundations upon which complex
facts and ideas can eventually be build. In addition, The Cat in
the Hat's Learning Library shows young readers that books can
be entertaining and educational at the same time. This is a
-- Barbara Kiefer, Associate Professor, Reading and Literature
Teachers College, Columbia University