Synopses & Reviews
Children already know and love Worm from the hilarious bestselling picture book by Doreen Cronin and Harry Bills. Worm is all about having fun, respecting the earth, and never taking baths. Now hes the star of a series of I Can Read books with full-color illustrations.
In Diary of a Worm: Teacher's Pet, Worm makes a surprising discovery—teachers have birthdays! That means Worm and his friends have to find the perfect present for their teacher, Mrs. Mulch.
Diary of a Worm: Teacher's Pet is a Level One I Can Read book, which means it is perfect for kids learning to sound out words and sentences.
“Readers will delight in the antics of Worm... Simple vocabulary and large font make this a welcome addition to beginning-to-read collections and young fans of these three pals.” School Library Journal
Worm likes school . . . almost as much as he likes weekends. The best part of school for Worm is his teacher, Mrs. Mulch. When Mrs. Mulch misses a day of class, Worm and his friends discover that it's her birthday. Who knew teachers could take the day off? Who knew teachers had birthdays? Worm does know one thing—he has to figure out the perfect present.
The first I Can Read based on the acclaimed Diary of a Worm picture book by Doreen Cronin and Harry Bliss captures the fun of the original series, and leaves readers wiggling for more.
About the Author
Doreen Cronin is the New York Times
bestselling author of favorite picture books such as Rescue Bunnies
, the Diary of . . . series, and Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type
, a Caldecott Honor Book. She also wrote the trouble with chickens, the first book in the J.J. Tully Mystery series. When she was growing up, Doreen's dogs were Archie and Trapper (after two of her favorite television characters). She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Kevin Cornell spends his days writing and drawing from his doghouse outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He can do several popular tricks, including "Sit," "Stay," and "Illustrate Books"—such as The Trouble with Chickens, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button: A Graphic Novel, and Mustache by Mac Barnett.
Harry Bliss is the New York Times bestselling illustrator of Diary of a Fly, Diary of a Worm, and Diary of a Spider by Doreen Cronin; A Fine, Fine School by Sharon Creech; Which Would You Rather Be? by William Steig; and the first two books in this series, Invisible Inkling and Dangerous Pumpkins. He is also an award-winning, internationally syndicated cartoonist and cover artist for the New Yorker magazine. Harry Bliss lives in Vermont.