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!
Read and find out about worms and the important work they do in this colorfully illustrated nonfiction picture book.
Crawling through the dirt, worms are hard at work. Worms help the fruit and vegetables we eat by loosening the soil and feeding the plants. Read and find out about these wiggling wonders
This clear and appealing science book for early elementary age kids, both at home and in the classroom, lets readers know about all the important ways worms work to help the environment--and people. It contains a find out more section with fun activities.
This is a Level 2 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades. The 100+ titles in this leading nonfiction series are:
hands-on and visualacclaimed and trustedgreat for classrooms
Top 10 reasons to love LRFOs:
Entertain and educate at the same timeHave appealing, child-centered topicsDevelopmentally appropriate for emerging readersFocused; answering questions instead of using survey approachEmploy engaging picture book quality illustrationsUse simple charts and graphics to improve visual literacy skillsFeature hands-on activities to engage young scientistsMeet national science education standardsWritten/illustrated by award-winning authors/illustrators & vetted by an expert in the fieldOver 130 titles in print, meeting a wide range of kids' scientific interests
Book in this series support the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards. Let's-Read-and-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.
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.