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I'm Going to Eat This Ant

Written by Chris Naylor-Ballesteros

Illustrated by Chris Naylor-Ballesteros

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A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month April 2017  | Bored of his diet of ants, a scheming ant-eater thinks of the all the ways he can make eating his next meal a little bit more exciting. An ant simmered in soup? A sun-dried ant? A salami-sliced ant? All of these sound potentially delicious. But not so good for the ants…and this time, they are determined not to be eaten. ~ Julia Eccleshare

Julia Eccleshare's Picks of the Month for April 2017

The Giant Jumperee by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Helen Oxenbury

Grandapa Green by Lane Smith

I'm Going to Eat This Ant by Chris Naylor-Ballesteros

Lots: The Diversity of Life on Earth by Nicola Davies

Mrs Mole, I'm Home! by Jarvis

Silver by Walter de la Mare

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I'm Going to Eat This Ant Synopsis

There are so many scrumptious ways to eat this ant. Seared like steak or squished in a sausage ...sundried, salted or sliced ...But watch out, anteater! While you're salivating, this sneaky ant has got an escape plan up its sleeve ...Take one starving anteater and one slippery ant, and you have the super ingredients for a hilarious, stylish story.

Perfect for fans of Jon Klassen, Chris Haughton and Steve Antony - minimalist illustrations with tonnes of humour.

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Starring four little animals that children will be quick to identify with, The Suitcase is a touching story about friendship and an excellent way to start conversations about how we respond to people we don’t know and the importance of kindness. We have 3 paperback copies of this charming picture book to give away to our lucky readers. Please note that this draw is open only for UK residents and is free to enter, multiple entries from the same email address will only be counted once. The drawcloses on 1 July 2019. The winners will be notified by 15 July 2019. Good luck!

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ISBN: 9781408869901
Publication date: 06/04/2017
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781408869901
Publication date: 6th April 2017
Author: Chris Naylor-Ballesteros
Illustrator: Chris Naylor-Ballesteros
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: Baby and Toddler, 3+ readers
Recommendations: Julia Eccleshare's Picks

About Chris Naylor-Ballesteros

Chris Naylor-Ballesteros is originally from Bradford and studied illustration and graphic design at Bradford College of Art. In 2000 he moved to France where, amongst other things, he was an English teacher before working in newspaper layout and design. When his children were small he realised he loved the picture books he read to them, sometimes even more than his children did - the Picture Book Bug had truly bitten. Chris has since written and illustrated several books and is currently thinking about the next one, probably with a cuppa in hand at home near Limoges. He likes listening to ...

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