Thinking About Ants
|Rating||:||4.73 (781 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||32 Pages|
FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Asks the reader to imagine what it would be like to be an ant, describing what ants look like, what they eat, where and how they live, and more.
A Customer said excellent science for small kids.. This is an extraodinary science book for the excellent science for small kids. This is an extraodinary science book for the 3-6 set. The drawings are clean and precise, the questions intriguing, and the attitude toward scientific investigation and questioning inspired. I love good kids' science books that aren't all bill-nyed up with a lot of lou. -6 set. The drawings are clean and precise, the questions intriguing, and the attitude toward scientific investigation and questioning inspired. I love good kids' science books that aren't all bill-nyed up with a lot of lou. "A Good Book" according to A Customer. I liked the illustrations, and the writing was good, too. Itdidn't tell you much; it was more like a story if you were an ant.
An appendix identifies the species depicted by common name. . Arthur Dorros's Ant Cities (HarperCollins, 1988) provides more detailed information of life within an ant colony, but lacks Brenner's imaginative approach to the subject and Schwartz's anatomically precise paintings. Also, the environments shown are too pristine to be completely realistic. Minor flaws aside, Thinking About Ants will give young readers a good idea of what an ant's life is really like.?Karey Wehner, San Francisco Public LibraryCopyright 1997 Reed Business Information, Inc. As the text briefly describes the tiny insect's physical and behavioral characteristics, natural habitats, life cycle, diet, and enemies, it suggests that one imagine becoming an ant, taking on specific