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Wemberly worried about everything. Big things. Little things. And things in between. Then it was time for school to start. And Wemberly worried even more. If you ever worry (or know someone who does), this is the book for you.
Wemberly worried about spilling her juice, about shrinking in the bathtub, even about snakes in the radiator. She worried morning, noon, and night. Worry, worry, worry, her family said. Too much worry.
And Wemberly worried about one thing most of all: her first day of school. But when it's time to go back to school and she meets a fellow worrywart in her class, Wemberly realizes that school is too much fun to waste time worrying
This warm and comforting back-to-school favorite is from Kevin Henkes, the nationally bestselling and celebrated creator of Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, Kitten's First Full Moon, and Chrysanthemum.
"This winning heroine speaks to the worrywart in everyone." --Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Author: Kevin Henkes
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Binding Type: Hardcover
Size: 10.00h x 8.00w x 0.38d
Audience: Ages 4-8
Reading Level: 2.7
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 43634 / Wemberly Worried
Award: Georgia Children's Book Award - Nominee
Award: NAPPA Gold Awards - Winner
Award: Golden Sower Award - Nominee
Kirkus Review - Children 07/15/2000 pg. 1039
Booklist 08/01/2000 pg. 2146
School Library Journal 08/01/2000 pg. 156
Horn Book Magazine 09/01/2000 pg. 550
New York Times 10/15/2000 pg. 31
Newsweek 12/11/2000 pg. 72
ALA Notable Children's Books 01/01/2001 pg. 1374
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2000 pg. 17 - Superior,Well Above Average
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2001 pg. 17 - Superior,Well Above Average
Publishers Weekly 07/03/2000
School Library Journal 08/04/2000
About the Author
Henkes, Kevin: -
Kevin Henkes has been praised both as a writer and as an illustrator and is the recipient of the Children's Literature Legacy Award for his lasting contribution to literature for children. He received the Caldecott Medal for Kitten's First Full Moon; Caldecott Honors for Waiting and Owen; two Newbery Honors--one for Olive's Ocean and one for The Year of Billy Miller--and Geisel Honors for Waiting and Penny and Her Marble. His other books include Sun Flower Lion, A Parade of Elephants, Chrysanthemum, and the beloved Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse. Kevin Henkes lives with his family in a house in Madison, Wisconsin.
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