Books Wemberly Worried by Kevin Henkes Hardcover, 1 v. (unpaged), Harpercollins Childrens Books, List Price: $17.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleWemberly WorriedAuthorKevin Henkes Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary A mouse named Wemberly, who worries about everything, finds that she has a whole list of things to worry about when she faces the first day of nursery school. By the creator of Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse. 250,000 first printing. BOMC Main. Genres: Children's Books Young Adult Fiction Also by Kevin Henkes The Year of Billy Miller Chester's Way Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse Waiting Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Wemberly Worried Critics' Lists: Summer '07 Great Opening Lines to Hook Young Readers June 25, 2007 If you're interested in getting your child or teen to keep reading during a hot, long, lazy vacation, offer them these cool summer books. Librarian Nancy Pearl's picks all have great first lines, three-dimensional characters and strong finishes. Great Opening Lines to Hook Young Readers Listen Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/11260800/11302486" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Summer Books 2007: Excerpts Excerpt: 'Wemberly Worried' June 22, 2007 Kevin Henkes' picture book entertains young readers with its charming illustrations and design. As the scope of Wemberly's anxiety grows, so does the font size on the page. This is a great book for young readers that are about to start school.