A f-ant-tastic story of sisterhood and perception!
Did you know that worker ants—just like the ones in this story—are always girls? Compelling ant facts like these fill mini sidebars in this enterprising and informative text!
So roll up your sleeves and put on your pink hardhat as you join these industrious ants for a tale of hard work and perseverance. Explore the inner workings of a lively ant colony as these determined laborers construct their underground home. An unexpected plot twist gives these tenacious terraformers in pink a surprising new direction for their community. Dynamic illustrations with humorous details, including tool-filled belts and stylish shoes, fill the pages of this inspiring tale of girl power!
About the Author
Heather Macht grew up around stories. After earning a degree in fine arts, Macht worked in information technology before turning to writing. She is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and the North Eastern SCBWI Critique Group.
About the Illustrator
Prolific children’s illustrator David Harrington received a Western Writers of America Spur Awards Storyteller Award for his dynamic style of illustration in Pecos Bill Invents the Ten-Gallon Hat. He holds a BFA from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena.
The Ant Farm Escape!
By Heather Macht
Illustrated by David Harrington
32 pp. 8.5x11 31 color illus. Biblio.
JUVENILE FICTION / Girls & Women
JUVENILE FICTION / Science & Technology
JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Insects, Spiders, etc.
Age: 3-8 Grade: Pre-K-3
Flesch Reading Ease: 91.4 Flesch-Kincaid: 1.7