by Donaldson, Julia, Scheffler, Axel | Children’s, young adult & educational
Published 07/07/2016 by Scholastic (Alison Green Books) in the United Kingdom
Paperback | 32 pages
Meet the wiggliest, squiggliest superhero in the world
in the funny picture book by the number one bestselling
author and illustrator of The Gruffalo, Stick
Man and Zog.
‘Superworm is super-long.
Superworm is super-strong.
Watch him wiggle! See him squirm!
Hip, hip, hooray for SUPERWORM!’
Super-long and super-strong, Superworm is always on hand to help
animals and insects in need.
From rescuing Baby Toad from a busy road or fishing Beetle out
of a well – do not fear, Superworm is here!
But who will come to Superworm’s rescue, when he’s captured
by the wicked Wizard Lizard and Crow?
Luckily, all of Superworm’s friends have a cunning plan…
Shiny foil highlights on the cover makes this a special gift
The fabulously funny bestseller from the UK’s number one
picture book author and illustrator
Perfect read-aloud rhyming text and stunning pictures on every
page with lots of details to spot
Friendship, bravery, teamwork and everyday heroism are
at the heart of this story
From the creators of The Gruffalo, Stick Man
and Zog, which have all been made into animated films
The Smeds and the Smoos is on BBC One at Christmas with
voice artists including Bill Bailey (comedian and Strictly winner),
Adjoa Andoh (Bridgerton), Sally Hawkins (Paddington movies)
and Rob Brydon (Gavin and Stacey).
Look out for The Baddies, the wickedly funny
new picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
Praise for Superworm
‘The energetic rhyme will keep the audience squirming with pleasure’
‘Riotous rhyme and glorious illustrations’ Irish Daily Mail
‘There are lessons here about friendship and the effectiveness of
joint action, but it’s the sheer imaginative force of Donaldson’s
jaunty rhyming narrative and Scheffler’s brilliantly funny illustrations
that will have this book wriggling into your affections’