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.'
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.