Early Bird looks and looks, but he can't seem to find a worm to play with. A jumping frog and a tiny field mouse try to help out, but there just aren't any worms to be found. Early Bird is about to give up when he meets a friendly fellow in a funny hat—it's Lowly Worm! This Richard Scarry classic early reader will delight a whole new audience! Step 2 Readers use basic vocabulary and short sentences to tell simple stories, and are for children who recognize familiar words and can sound out new words with help.