Have you ever read a book that makes you want to hug it?
That’s how I feel when I pick up Liz Garton Scanlon’s new picture book, Noodle and Lou. Illustrated by Arthur Howard, this is the story of Noodle, an earthworm who is having a very hard time figuring out his place in the world.
Thank goodness for the ineffable Lou, Noodle’s excellent buddy.
I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Liz to talk about her unlikely friends. Enjoy!
Wasn’t that fun!
And for all you teacher types, Liz has a very groovy curriculum guide on her website. Check it out.
Calloo, callay, worm fans!
P.S. I confess that while I appreciate all those hard-working worms, these are my favorite species: