“The Earthworm Is Rising!”
by Alexie Basil
Play this Scholastic Book Clubs–exclusive interview with Thomas Rockwell, author of How to Eat Fried Worms, to introduce your students to the funny mind behind the novel many reluctant—and nonreluctant—readers love.
“Have you ever eaten fried worms?!”
It’s the question many of us here at Scholastic Book Clubs wanted to ask Thomas “Tom” Rockwell, author of How to Eat Fried Worms. Fortunately, Tom’s daughter, Abigail Rockwell, was happy to ask him on our behalf!
Watch this charming interview Abigail conducts with her father to get every reader in your class excited about the laugh-out-loud novel published more than 45 years ago.
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Thomas Rockwell is the author of several books for young readers, including How to Eat Fried Worms, winner of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, the California Young Reader Medal, and the Sequoyah Book Award. He is the son of iconic illustrator Norman Rockwell and lives in Poughkeepsie, New York.
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