Wemberly Worried

by Kevin Henkes

On Sale: 07/25/2000

Wemberly Worried

by Kevin Henkes

illustrated by Kevin Henkes

On Sale: 07/25/2000


IRA/CBC Teachers' Choice

ALA Notable Children’s Book

Publishers Weekly Best Book

Parenting Magazine Reading Magic Award

Borders Original Voices

School Library Journal Best Book

New York Public Library's “One Hundred Titles for Reading and Sharing”

IRA/CBC Children's Choice

About the Book

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.

Wemberly worried about spilling her juice, about shrinking in the bathtub, even about snakes in the radiator. She worried morning, noon, and night. "Worry, worry, worry," her family said. "Too much worry."

And Wemberly worried about one thing most of all: her first day of school. But when it's time to go back to school and she meets a fellow worrywart in her class, Wemberly realizes that school is too much fun to waste time worrying!

This warm and comforting back-to-school favorite is from Kevin Henkes, the nationally bestselling and celebrated creator of Lilly's Purple Plastic PurseKitten's First Full Moon, and Chrysanthemum.

“This winning heroine speaks to the worrywart in everyone.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Critical Praise

“Henkes once again puts his finger on the pulse of young children, combining good storytelling, careful characterization, and wonderfully expressive artwork to create an entertaining and reassuring picture book.” — School Library Journal (starred review)

“Wemberly shows that being human is cause for celebration, even if you’re a mouse.” — New York Times Book Review

“This winning heroine speaks to the worrywart in everyone.” — Publishers Weekly (starred review)



Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780688170271
  • ISBN 10: 0688170277
  • Imprint: Greenwillow Books
  • On Sale: 07/25/2000
  • Pages: 32
  • List Price:23.99 CAD
  • Ages: 4 to 8
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Dating & Relationships
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Friendship
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Pigs
  • BISAC4 : JUVENILE FICTION / Readers / Chapter Books
  • BISAC5 : JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Pets
  • BISAC6 : JUVENILE FICTION / Activity Books
  • BISAC7 : JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
  • BISAC8 : JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Mice, Hamsters, Guinea Pigs, etc.
  • BISAC9 : JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Strangers
  • BISAC10 : JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Emotions & Feelings

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