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Worm Loves Worm Hardcover – Illustrated, Jan. 5 2016
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One of Time Out's “LGBTQ+ books for kids to read during Pride Month,” this irresistible picture book is a celebration of love in all its splendid forms from debut author J. J. Austrian and the acclaimed author-illustrator of Little Elliot, Big City, Mike Curato.
You are cordially invited to celebrate the wedding of a worm...and a worm.
When a worm meets a special worm and they fall in love, you know what happens next: They get married! But their friends want to know—who will wear the dress? And who will wear the tux?
The answer is: It doesn't matter. Because worm loves worm.
Perfect for fans of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo, And Tango Makes Three, and The Sissy Duckling.
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“Austrian and Curato turn the simple wedding of two worms into a three-ring circus that slyly turns the whole controversy over same-sex versus heterosexual marriage on its head…As in life, love conquers all.” — Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“How do you explain a revolution to a young audience? This book is a terrific start.” — Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“With its cute critters, sweet story, and messages of equality, this is a first purchase that celebrates the fact that love always wins.” — School Library Journal
“A witty and playful story...Adults looking for some assistance in explaining marriage equality will find this a concise and useful too.” — Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
From the Back Cover
When a worm meets a special worm and they fall in love, you know what happens next.
They get married!
But their friends want to know—who will wear the dress? And who will wear the tux?
The answer is: It doesn't matter. Because Worm loves Worm.
This irresistible picture book is a celebration of love in all its splendid forms.
- Publisher : Balzer + Bray; Illustrated edition (Jan. 5 2016)
- Language : English
- Hardcover : 32 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0062386336
- ISBN-13 : 978-0062386335
- Item weight : 330 g
- Dimensions : 22.86 x 1.02 x 23.11 cm
- Best Sellers Rank: #84,409 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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