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The Ant and the Grasshopper

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

A busy ant spends all her time preparing for winter, while a lazy grasshopper enjoys the sunshine and summer warmth. When the cold winds begin to blow and food becomes scarce, the hungry grasshopper regrets his wasteful ways.

Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Fiction, Picture Books
Category Language Arts
Copyright 2010
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Imprint Children's Illustrated Classics
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2009-08-01
BISACS JUV022020
Dewey 398.2
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7.25 x 8.25
Guided Reading Level M
ATOS Reading Level 3.3
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 132380
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography and Reviewed
  • Aesop
  • About Fables
  • About the Illustrator
Author, Illustrator: Graham Percy

Graham Percy was born and raised in New Zealand. He studied at Auckland's Elam School of Art, and then moved to London to study graphic design at the Royal College of Art. After graduating, Mr. Percy worked for magazines and advertising companies, but discovered that he enjoyed illustrating children's books much more. Over the course of his life, Mr. Percy illustrated over 100 books.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Aesop's Fables from Children's Bookwatch on September 1, 2009

Classic Greek literature that has proved both popular and relevant generation after generation down through the centuries is best exemplified by the collection of stories known as ’Aesop’s Fables’. More than being simple entertainments, each anthropomorphic tale carried View →