Author(s): Vivian French
The humble earthworm plays a significant role in the environment, as all farmers and gardeners know: it aerates the soil, composts dead matter into rich humus in which seeds can germinate and plants can grow. Children love them too - especially for their wriggliness!
Vivian French is an acclaimed author of novels and picture books, including Growing Frogs (9781406311730), which was shortlisted for the Kurt Maschler Award, the bestselling Tiara Club series and the Tales from the Five Kingdoms series. She lives in Edinburgh.