Walter Was Worried

Author/Illustrator: Laura Vaccaro Seeger
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Publication Date: 2005
Genre: Fiction – Picture Book
Audience: Gr. K-3
Overview: Wonderful alliteration and word play as the book’s characters experience all kinds of feelings, creatively illustrated using the words in the faces. Worry gradually moves through bad weather and is finally replaced with “ecstatic”! What a great way to end a book!

Activity: The incredibly creative nature of this book will inspire readers to be creative with words, too: in illustration and alliteration. What a fun way to think about words!

Reviewer’s Name: Deb Marciano