Citation: Cronin, D. (2005). Wiggle (First Edition first Printing edition.). New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers. Wiggle

Ages: 0-5

Grades: PreK – Kindergarten

Description: Wiggleis the story of a young dog as he wiggles throughout his day. The text asks children a series of silly questions, such as “Do you wiggle out of bed?” that are accompanied by bright, comical pictures.

Uses:  Wiggle! is the perfect book for a toddler or preschool storytime, because of its bright, silly images and rhyming text that is sure to get children’s attention.  Children can be invited to wiggle along with the story. Wiggle! would also pair well in a program with songs such as “Shake Your Sillies Out”.

Review Sources

Lempke, S. D. (2005). Wiggle. Horn Book Magazine, 81(5):560

Kirkus Reviews. (2005). Wiggle. Kirkus Reviews, 73(11):635

Wiggle. (2005). Publisher’s Weekly, 252(21):77.

Krasniewicz, K., Jones, T., Toth, L., Charnizon, M., Grabarek, D., & Raben, D. (2005).  Wiggle. School Library Journal, 51(6):107.

Cooper, Ilene. (2005). Wiggle. Booklist. pg. 1586

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