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Here's to nature's recyclers! Kids will burrow right into this book about the industrious -- and danger-filled -- life of the delightfully yucky earthworm.
Who would want to be friends with a wiggly, slimy worm? You can't even tell which end is which! But there's more to these lowly creatures than meets the eye. Kids are invited to find out where worms live, see how they move, and understand why gardeners consider them friends with the help of this humorous and informative look at an unappreciated -- and fascinating -- creature.

"From the Hardcover edition."

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About the Author

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.

Reviews

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

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