Worms... they're yucky, aren't they? Not according to this enjoyable new book Yucky Worms which reveals just how amazing the wriggly creatures really are! Worms – fun, fascinating and wriggly worms! The humble earthworm plays a significant role in the environment, as all farmers and gardeners know: it aerates the soil, composts dead matter into rich humus in which seeds can germinate and plants can grow. Children love them too – especially for their wriggliness! Every kid wants to read about wriggly, delightful worms! Encourages kids to get outside and explore their surroundings.
Vivian French is an acclaimed author of novels and picture books, including Growing Frogs, which was shortlisted for the Kurt Maschler Award, the bestselling Tiara Club series and the Tales from the Five Kingdoms series. She lives in Edinburgh.
Jessica Ahlberg is the illustrator of Half a Pig, written by Allan Ahlberg. She lives in Brighton.