Donaldson, Julia. Superworm. Illustrated by Axel Scheffier. Arthur A. Levine Books, 2012. $16.99. ISBN 9780545591768. Unp. Ages pre-school. P8/Q8
This is a fanciful story of a Superworm who is captured by a magical lizard who makes the worm look for treasure. Finally the other animals came to his rescue and capture the lizard in a web and drop him in the dump. In the end the Superworm is returned to his friends to do wonderful things. The story is written in as poetry in a rhyming format that will make it a joy to read for classroom story time.
October 2014 review by Melinda Dye.