"Julia Donaldson is the most popular picture book author writing today. Among her bestselling books are THE PRINCESS AND THE WIZARD (978-1-4050-9076-6), illustrated by Lydia Monks, and CHOCOLATE MOUSSE FOR GREEDY GOOSE (978-1-4050-2190-6), illustrated by Nick Sharratt. Julia is perhaps best known for the modern classic THE GRUFFALO (978-0-333-71093-7), illustrated by Axel Scheffler and now a successful animation.
Worm is fed up with earth for lunch and wants something more exciting. He tries eating grass, bark and even a leaf on the advice of various animal friends - and almost becomes lunch himself when a hungry bird appears! * Green/ Band 5 books offer early readers patterned language and varied characters. * Text type - Playscript. * Instructions for putting on the play are on pages 22 and 23 to encourage children to discuss the script. *Curriculum links - Science: Plants and animals in the local environment. * This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery. This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.