24 pages
Hardcover with Dust Jacket
8 3/8" x 10 7/8"

Early Birdy Gets the Worm

A PictureReading Book for Young Children

Created by Bruce Lansky

Illustrated by Bill Bolton

This Story is Told in Pictures… so children 3 to 6 can “read” the pictures and enjoy the story.

Waking up early one morning, Early Birdy watches Mother Birdy catch a worm. Inspired, Early Birdy wants to catch one too. But catching a worm isn’t as easy as it looks. Join Early Birdy on an exciting and funny adventure set in a beautiful springtime forest environment created by illustrator Bill Bolton. Don’t be surprised to find yourself “smiling from ear to ear”.

Teacher's Choice Awards Winner - Children's Books

Mom's Choice Awards Gold Winner - Children's Picture Books

National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) Parenting Resources Silver Winner - Education

USA Best Book Awards Finalist - Children's Picture Book: Hardcover Fiction

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Check out the PictureReading User's Guides for parent and teacher resources.  

“Fans of P.D. Eastman’s Are You My Mother? will adore Early Birdy Gets the Worm. Bright, engaging illustrations offer just enough ‘tell’ to let young readers discover the story for themselves.”
–Terry Doherty, Executive Director, The Reading Tub®

“Wow! Zow! Bruce Lansky’s new PictureReading books are absolutely gorgeous—the illustrations seem to come alive. The stories are hilarious and engaging. And the user’s guide is brilliant. This dazzling series may change the way books are used with children in the future.”
Nancy Kerr, International President, Children’s Reading Foundation.

“What a great way to turn 3-to-6-year-old children into readers!”
Stan Steiner PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Literacy, College of Education, Boise State University

“Beginning and struggling readers may think they’re reading this book, but you’ll know they’re reading the pictures and loving it.”
Tim Rasinski, PhD, Professor of Literacy Education, Kent State University


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