Vivian French is the author of a number of books for young readers, including GROWING FROGS, T. REX, and CATERPILLAR, CATERPILLAR. She lives in Edinburgh, Scotland. Jessica Ahlberg is the illustrator of HALF A PIG, written by her father, Allan Ahlberg. She lives in Brighton, England.
A compelling argument for re-evaluation of the night-crawling kind. --Bulletin of the Center of Children's Books Debunks myths about the creepy crawlies and instills . . . a better understanding and respect for the creatures and their importance for growing plants. --School Library Journal Vivian French tells both a gardening adventure and offers underground facts, including helpful hints on how to become a 'wormologist.' --USA Today Kids will burrow right into this book about the industrious - and danger-filled - life of the delightfully yucky earthworm. --Etc. for Her This book will have you rooting for the garden's slimy underdogs. --Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Wonderful, friendly, illustrations are the perfect backdrop for this terrific story about earthworms that both informs and amuses. --Kendal Rautzhan's Books to Borrow/Buy (syndicated) Wonderful, friendly illustrations are the perfect backdrop for this terrific story about earthworms that both informs and amuses. --The News-Times