A look at the fascinating world of ants-the variety of “cities” they build, the job each ant carries out, and the remarkable things they can accomplish. If people were as strong as ants, we could each lift something as heavy as a car! This popular Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science book explores the intriguing and complex ways in which these busy insects work together to keep their ant cities alive.
"One of the easiest natural wonders to observe is an ant hill. This simple book, chosen for the television program, 'Reading Rainbow,' reflects and informs a young child's curiosity about ants and their homes. One of the charms about this book is that it shifts from close-up views of these lively insects underground to larger scenes.."-Encounters
"Gives kids a look inside the miles of tunnels and hundreds of rooms that harvester ants build beneath the ground.."-The Christian Science Monitor
"This behind-the-scenes story of a deceptively simple hill should build interest in observing both city and country ants."-The Kirkus Reviews
Awards & Honors
Outstanding Science Trade Book for Children, National Science Teachers Association/Children's Book Council