Wemberly Worried

by Kevin Henkes
  • Item #71B2 in Early Childhood October Early Childhood October
    • Grades: PreK - 2
    • Ages: 4 - 8
    Awards:
    Caldecott Artist ; Newbery Author
    • Format: Paperback Book
      Paperback Book
Short Summary
This lovely, confidence-building story helps kids deal with their worries and get ready for the school experience.

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Wemberly is a little mouse who worries about everything. She worries that her doll Petal doesn't have a car seat, she worries that nobody will come to her birthday party, and she worries that too many kids will have the same costume in the Halloween parade. But most of all, Wemberly worries about starting school.

It's not until Wemberly meets a new friend on the first day of school—a classmate who worries as much as she does—that she is finally able to relax and have a good time. And when her teacher says, "Come back tomorrow," Wemberly is the first to say, "I will. Don't worry."

This comforting tale offers young listeners an engaging story and an opportunity to talk about their own anxieties.
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Product Details

    • Grades: PreK - 2
    • Ages: 4 - 8
  • Product Type: Book
  • Page Count: 32 pages
  • Dimensions: 8" x 10"
  • Language: English
  • ISBN 13: 978-0-439-28827-9

About the Author

Winner of a Caldecott Medal and a Newbery Honor, Kevin Henkes never shies away from the difficult moments of childhood. His sweet and familiar stories not only make people of all ages laugh, but they offer kids an opportunity to talk about all kinds of everyday worries and problems. Publishers Weekly says of Henkes's work: "Behind each book is a wide-open heart, one readers can't help but respond to."