Ant's Diary A Year in My Life by Steve Parker


Ant's Diary A Year in My Life by Steve Parker

A Year in My Life. Have you ever wondered what it is like to be an ant - well, read this special book and find out! In her own words, Ant describes her busy life underground and the exciting adventures that she and her sisters have when they venture out of their nest. The diary format introduces youngsters to the true wonders of the natural world in an entertaining way. You can watch the ant meet her huge Queen mother, help to feed the grubs, fight off a beetle attack, and beware of the egg-stealing spiders! I have a few minutes to spare, so I can begin my diary at last. Here are a few facts about me, my ant sisters and my friends. Ants are tiny. Ants' brains are even tinier. We don't have much room for learning, but we are born knowing all we need to know - which is, how to work. All ants work very hard. We love it. Work is all we do and all we want to do. There's no time for playing. By the time l've worked, eaten and rested, it's time to work again - YIPPEE! I found all this out from 'Old Ant', our oldest and wisest sister, who knows EVERYTHING! She let me nibble some pages out of a book she found, which explains it all. l've stuck some of the pages in my diary, and there are also illustrations by Tim Hayward, Robin Carter and Adam Stower - they've been working hard too. Right, rest period over. I'm on duty again. Back to work - HOORAY!

About the Author

STEVE PARKER is an award-winning science author for children and adults. After gaining a degree in Zoology and working at the Natural History Museum, Steve moved into educational publishing and has now written more than 300 titles. He is a Senior Scientific Fellow of the Zoological Society of London. JOHN HASLAM has been working as an illustrator for most of his professional life. John worked in advertising for 10 years and worked on various projects including TV storyboards, to illustrating for all kinds of accounts from Pritt Stick (the Pritt Stick Man was his invention), to comic pages such as Danger Mouse, Disney and Transformers.

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32 pages


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Publication date

11th April 2016



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