Wrote about my love of antique prints for Books in Bloom, published by Mackin Educational Resources, geared toward librarians and reading specialists. Each month they have a guest author blogger. Check it out.
We are excited to have Kevin McCloskey as our guest author today.
When his first book, We Dig Worms, was published in 2015, I almost didn’t read it. Worms are gross! They haven’t always repulsed me; in fact, I thought they were fascinating when I dissected an earthworm in high school biology. I’m not sure why I feel differently about them. Having raised my own kids (and their friends and in daycare) should have made me immune to negative feelings about worms. I can’t begin to figure out how many times a small human would run up to me with a worm clasped in their hand, squealing, “Look! Look!” Blech! My disgust is especially surprising because, with two children who love animals, I had developed an easiness around—even a fondness for—reptiles and bugs.
Fortunately, I read We Dig Worms! and loved it!—though the page with the worms sticking their…
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