How To Eat Fried Worms (Scholastic Gold) (Paperback)

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Thomas Rockwell's deliciously disgusting and enduring classic joins the Scholastic Gold line, now with exclusive bonus materials!

Billy isn't one to back down from a bet.

But this one is gross: If he eats fifteen worms in fifteen days, Alan will pay him fifty dollars. Billy takes the bet and tries worms smothered in ketchup, drowned in mustard, even breaded and fried.

Worm by worm, Billy gets closer to victory, and to buying the minibike he's always wanted. But Alan won't let him win that easily...

About the Author


Thomas Rockwell is the author of several books for young readers, including How to Eat Fried Worms, winner of the Mark Twain Award, the California Young Reader Medal, and the Sequoyah Award. He is the son of iconic illustrator Norman Rockwell and lives in Poughkeepsie, New York.



Emily Arnold McCully won the Caldecott Medal for Mirette on the High Wire, and has illustrated over one hundred books for young readers. Her nonfiction work for young adults, Ida M. Tarbell: The Woman Who Challenged Big Business -- and Won!, was a finalist for the YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction. Emily divides her time between New York City and Chatham, New York.

Praise For…


* "The clear writing, clever illustrations, and revolting subject matter are sure to make a hit." -- School Library Journal, starred review

"A hilarious story that will revolt and delight....Colorful, original writing in a much-needed comic vein." -- Booklist

"Rockwell's sensibilities (if that's the word) are so uncannily close to those of the average ten-year-old boy that one begins to admire Billy as a really sharp operator." -- Kirkus Reviews
Product Details
ISBN: 9781338565898
ISBN-10: 1338565893
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Publication Date: April 30th, 2019
Pages: 144