Superworm

by Julia Donaldson
Illustrator Axel Scheffler

SCHOLASTIC INC | January 1, 2014 | Hardcover |

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A wacky and fun new adventure from Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, starring a truly unforgettable hero!

Toad in trouble? Beetle in a jam? Never fear - Superworm is here! And he''s wiggling to the rescue! But when Superworm is captured by a wicked Wizard Lizard, will his friends find a way to help their favorite superhero escape?

From the creators of The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom, a super new adventure with a wriggly, squiggly hero you''ll never forget.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 32 Pages, 9.84 × 10.63 × 0 in

Published: January 1, 2014

Publisher: SCHOLASTIC INC

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0545591767

ISBN - 13: 9780545591768

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Superworm

Superworm

by Julia Donaldson
Illustrator Axel Scheffler

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 32 Pages, 9.84 × 10.63 × 0 in

Published: January 1, 2014

Publisher: SCHOLASTIC INC

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0545591767

ISBN - 13: 9780545591768

From the Publisher

A wacky and fun new adventure from Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, starring a truly unforgettable hero!

Toad in trouble? Beetle in a jam? Never fear - Superworm is here! And he''s wiggling to the rescue! But when Superworm is captured by a wicked Wizard Lizard, will his friends find a way to help their favorite superhero escape?

From the creators of The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom, a super new adventure with a wriggly, squiggly hero you''ll never forget.

About the Author

JULIA DONALDSON is currently being honoured as the UK Children''s Laureate, and has written many bestselling and beloved picture books and novels for young readers. She lives in Glasgow, Scotland, with her husband, Malcolm.

AXEL SCHEFFLER''s award-winning books include Room on the Broom, The Snail and the Whale, and The Gruffalo. His illustrations have been published in more than thirty countries. He lives in London, England.

Editorial Reviews

Praise for Superworm

* "The unlikely superhero with his googly eyes and winning smile will be hit, and the rhythmic rhyme will have audiences chanting along by the end of the story . . . Silly and slimy - superfun!" -Kirkus, starred review

"Great fun to read aloud, this adventure ends as it begins, with a cheer: ''Hip, hip, hooray for Superworm!''" -The Wall Street Journal

"Donaldson''s seamless verse has the gratifying, thumping predictability of nursery rhymes . . . and the action hurtles along nonstop." -Publishers Weekly

"Told in well-scanning, rhyming couplets, this tale of friends helping friends is a joy to read aloud." -Booklist

"A slightly slimy superhero who will (literally) worm his way into your heart." -School Library Journal

"A word lover''s delight in rousing, rhyming verse." -New York Times Book Review

"...the strong iambic tetrameter makes for a bouncy, rhythmic readaloud..." -Bulletin of the Center for Children''s Books

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