Books for Emerging Readers | Snail and Worm by Tina Kügler

By Monica C. RSS Thu, August 27, 2020

Beginning readers are books aimed at those who are just learning to read. They have easy to read text accompanied by illustrations that reinforce reading comprehension. These books are meant to instill a love of reading by introducing new, decodable words and by providing a fun, engaging, and relatable story.

The Free Library has just what you need to get your emerging reader started! These books are available in both print and in ebook formats. 

What is not to love about Snail and Worm? Written and illustrated by Tina Kügler, these books introduce two heartfelt and sweet characters and their hilarious adventures.

Snail and Worm

ebook available in Hoopla.

Snail and Worm are best friends who support each other during a silly game of tag, through Snail's adventure up a flower stalk, and when Worm's pet goes missing. 


Snail and Worm Again

ebook available in Hoopla.

In this silly sequel to Snail and Worm, the dynamic duo are back for more fun and giggles in three new comic shorts brimming with quirky humor and unflappable friendship. At turns clever and sweet, these laugh-out-loud stories are perfect for readers coming out of their own shells. This book is a 2018 Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book, an award given to the most distinguished beginning reader published in the U.S.


Snail and Worm All Day

ebook available in Overdrive.

Snail and Worm are back at it and sure to have readers giggling from dawn ’til dusk (wait—do snails and worms sleep?), complete with heartfelt humor and Tina Kügler’s irresistible illustrations. Brimming with laugh-out-loud jokes, these three new stories are sweet celebrations of cooperation and discovery.


Keep an eye on this blog as we highlight more beginning readers' titles in upcoming posts!

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