Synopses & Reviews
Deep underground and on the surface, worms are hard at work! As they make their way through the dirt, worms loosen the soil so roots can spread and grow. Worms eat the bits of leaves and plants mixed with the dirt and leave behind casings that feed the plants. Find out how worms help us as they wiggle their way beneath our feet, deep underground.
Crawling through the dirt, worms are hard at work, helping plants to grow. Worms help the fruit and vegetables we eat by loosening the soil and feeding the plants. Read and find out about these wiggling wonders!
About the Author
Wendy Pfeffer is the author of several titles in the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series, including From Tadpole to Frog
, What's It Like to Be a Fish?
, From Seed to Pumpkin
, Sounds All Around
, Wiggling Worms at Work
, Dolphin Talk
, and Life in a Coral Reef
. She lives in Pennington, New Jersey.
Steve Jenkins has illustrated many childrens books, including What Do You Do with a Tail Like This?, a Caldecott Honor Book, and The Top of the World: Climbing Mount Everest, winner of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award. He has also illustrated Wiggling Worms at Work, Life in a Coral Reef, and Almost Gone in the Lets-Read-and-Find-Out Science series. He lives in Boulder, Colorado.