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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 moveHere’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....more

Hardcover, 32 pages

Published February 23rd 2010 by Candlewick Press

When a child is learning to read, every word counts! Cat and goat are friends. But when Cat asks Goat to ride in his boat, he has something sneaky planned! A Cat in a Coat is an innovative Lightning Reader that features a controlled word count to give readers practice with essential sight words. This leveled reader for grades PreK-K features a 150 words or less and has been professionally leveled by reading experts to ensure that the language and vocabulary are age-appropriate. Word lists and comprehension questions at the back of the book reinforce fundamental reading concepts used in classrooms nationwide. This title is also available in a Spanish version! Children ages 2 to 8 will love to learn to read with our Lighting Readers series! Over 30 titles feature humorous, high-interest stories in a variety of styles including, fantasy, fable, and rhyme, which will appeal to both reluctant and enthusiastic readers. Controlled word counts in this one of a kind series help to build the word foundation for a lifetime of reading! Check out our other titles in this series! Each title is available in an English and Spanish version