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Wemberly Worried

Wemberly Worried

by Kevin Henkes Illustrated by Kevin Henkes

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 she meets a fellow worrywart in her class, Wemberly realizes that school is too much fun to waste time worrying!

"Henkes once again puts his finger on the pulse of young children, combining good storytelling, careful characterization, and wonderfully expressive artwork to create an entertaining and reassuring picture book."  — School Library Journal (starred review)

Ages
6, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
2.1
Lexile Measure
170L
DRA
20
Guided Reading
L
Publisher
Greenwillow Books
Number of Pages
32

About the Author and Illustrator

Kevin Henkes Kevin Henkes has written and illustrated more than 15 picture books that have won him a devoted audience as well as considerable critical acclaim. Owen was named a Caldecott Honor Book, one of many awards and citations Henkes has received.
Kevin Henkes Kevin Henkes has written and illustrated more than 15 picture books that have won him a devoted audience as well as considerable critical acclaim. Owen was named a Caldecott Honor Book, one of many awards and citations Henkes has received.

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