Yucky Worms

Yucky Worms

Book - 2010
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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.
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2010, c2009.
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
ISBN: 9780763644468
Branch Call Number: Z FRE
Characteristics: 28 p. : col. ill.
Additional Contributors: Ahlberg, Jessica - Illustrator

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Apr 12, 2014

This book is a good combination of non-fiction and fiction. It was a good introduction to the science of worms. My kindergarten class really likes it and refer to it often.

ChristchurchLib Jun 25, 2013

While gardening with grandma, a little boy declares "yuck!" when he sees a slimy, slithery worm, prompting grandma to give an impromptu explanation of the behavior and benefits of worms. The scientific facts (including tips on how to tell a worm's head from its tail and details about how worms fertilize soil) are delivered in a good-natured, encouraging tone, with humorous comments (via speech bubbles) from the worms themselves, and the cheery, softly coloured artwork depicts not only the abundant natural world above ground, but also the fascinating network of tunnels below. This appealing, informative book is must-read for young nature-lovers.

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breebop
Jun 23, 2011

Great book. Read it with my son (age 4) and we both really enjoyed it. Lovely (and funny!) illustrations, a gentle story and interesting facts about worms.

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