Wemberly Worried by Kevin Henkes

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Wemberly worried about everything.

Big things.

Little things.

And things in between.

Then it was time for school to start.And Wemberly worried even more.

If you ever worry (or know someone who does), this is the book for you.

 

About Kevin Henkes

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Kevin Henkes is the author and illustrator of many books for children of all ages—among them are Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, Chrysanthemum, and Wemberly Worried. He was awarded the Caldecott Medal for Kitten's First Full Moon, a Caldecott Honor for Owen, and a Newbery Honor for Olive's Ocean. He lives with his family in Madison, Wisconsin.
 
Published August 31, 2000 by Greenwillow Books. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference. Fiction

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Every aspect of life raises new worries for Wemberly—she worries in bed in the morning and evenings, worries as she plays in the yard or reads in a big comfy chair, and worries about the equipment in the playground falling apart.

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Henkes (Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse) introduces another wonderfully appealing child-mouse with a stubborn habit: worrying. Wemberly, a shy white mouse with gray spots, always feels nervous whether at

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The winsome heroine of Wemberly Worried returns in a new board book from Kevin Henkes, Wemberly's Ice-Cream Star.

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For instance, as he lists Wemberly's worries, ""Big things"" heads the list, paired with a vignette of the heroine checking on her parents in the middle of the night with a flashlight, ""I wanted to make sure you were still here."" He later shows how Wemberly's anxieties peak at the start of nurs...

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