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They Didn't Teach THIS in Worm School!

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They Didn't Teach THIS in Worm School!

author/illustrator: Simone Lia

Marcus is a worm, and a bird named Laurence who looks very much like a chicken is about to eat him for breakfast. So what does Marcus do? He strikes up a conversation, of course! But even after talking his way out of being eaten, Marcusís troubles are just beginning: soon he is clinging to Laurenceís neck as the designated navigator on an absurd journey to Kenya, where his feathered companion dreams of finding happiness with other flamingos like himself. Except Marcus canít actually read a map, and this bird is clearly not a flamingo. Will Marcus be able to get them both to Africa ó or even manage to survive the day? Peppered with kid-friendly illustrations, this is a buddy comedy that will have readers wriggling with laughter.

A hungry chicken (who thinks heís a flamingo) and a quick-thinking worm set off on a madcap adventure ó and forge an unlikely friendship.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$14.99 / $16.99
0763697699 /  9780763697693
on sale date:
Fiction - Illustrated Middle-grade / EBook
age range:
7 yrs - 9 yrs
# of pages/size:
192 / N/A
grade range:
Grade 2 - Grade 4
Animals; Humorous Stories; Travel;
author’s comments:
Simone Lia is a graphic novelist and a comics artist, and her work has been exhibited across Europe, including at the Tate Britain. She lives and works in London.
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