The Worm is Worried book cover

The Worm is Worried

Anyone would be worried in these circumstances, hanging from the mouth of a hungry bird. But it's all in a good cause.

Our 7-book "I Can Read" series teaches children all the Lao letters. After each book, they need to practice what they've learned before moving on to the next level. In level 5 they've learned, among other things, the vowel "ua", a particularly tricky letter because it can have four different sounds, depending on its location and whether it's paired with another vowel.

To help readers at this level, Phet wrote 31 sentences, each using letters introduced in level 5 (for example, "duang" = "worm"), and illustrated with a humorous cartoon.

by Phet Bounseng
First published in 2014 :: Lao language :: 32 pages :: Paperback :: A6

This book was made possible by a sponsorship from Peggy Horn of Australia. Thank you!

Samples pages from our book: The Worm is Worried


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