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The ant and the grasshopper by Katie Daynes

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Published by Usborne in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mermaids,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Greek Fables,
  • Folklore

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Ant and Grasshopper can"t agree over how to spend the summer. Who will be right when winter comes? This charming retelling of Aesop"s classic fable has easy to read text and fun puzzles to try after the story.

Edition Notes

Statementretold by Katie Daynes ; based on a story by Aesop ; illustrated by Merel Eyckerman
SeriesUsborne first reading, Usborne first reading
ContributionsAesop, Eyckerman, Merel
The Physical Object
Pagination24 unnumbered pages :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26482747M
ISBN 100746096534, 1409500764
ISBN 109780746096536, 9781409500766
OCLC/WorldCa301378945

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The Ant and the Grasshopper book. Read 9 reviews from the world Brief Book Summary: The ant spends his summer gathering food and storing it in his house, while the grasshopper just sings and dances. When winter comes, the grasshopper doesn’t have any food and sees that the ant has plenty. The ant tells him there is a time for work and a /5. In a field one summer's day a Grasshopper was hopping about, chirping and singing to its heart's content. An Ant passed by, bearing along with great t. The Ant and the Grasshopper, retold by Amy Lowry Poole, is a fable. I think this book would be appropriate for kindergarten through third grade students. The Ant and the Grasshopper is a story about a colony of hardworking ants and a lazy grasshopper. The ants wake up early each morning to gather food and rebuild their home to prepare for winter/5. The Ant and the Grasshopper, alternatively titled The Grasshopper and the Ant (or Ants), is one of Aesop's Fables, numbered in the Perry Index. The fable describes how a hungry grasshopper begs for food from an ant when winter comes and is refused. The situation sums up moral lessons about the virtues of hard work and planning for the future.

Apr 06,  · The text of The Grasshopper & the Ants, limited to sparse dialogue between Grasshopper and the ants, anchors us, but the richly detailed illustrations tell the story. Jerry Pinkney has racked up numerous awards, including prestigious Caldecott and Coretta Scott King Book Awards, and he's a practiced hand at fables, having previously tackled The Lion and the Mouse and The Tortoise and the 4/4. A lazy grasshopper laughed at a little ant as she was always busy gathering food. why are you working so hard? he asked, come into the sunshine and li. Nov 13,  · The Ant and the Grasshopper teach us an important lesson about hard work! Let’s sing along to this classic tale! Subscribe for new videos every week: https:/. The Ant and the Grasshopper. In a field one summer's day a Grasshopper was hopping about, chirping and singing to its heart's content. An Ant passed by, bearing along with great toil an ear of corn he was taking to the nest.

The Ant and the Grasshopper In a field one summer's day a Grasshopper was hopping about, chirping and singing to its heart's content. An Ant passed by, bearing along with great toil an ear of corn he was taking to the nest. “Why not come and chat wit h me,” said the Grasshopper, “instead of toiling and moiling in that way?”. A Grasshopper, perishing with famine, passed by and earnestly begged for a little food. The Ants inquired of him, “Why did you not treasure up food during the summer?’ He replied, “I had not leisure enough.4/ The Ant And The Grasshopper written by Aesop and has been published by The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on with Juvenile Fiction categories. Summer is all fun and games for the grasshopper, but he s forgetting something important: winter is coming. Ant and Grasshopper. Text Summary. This set of formative tools contains two different retellings of Aesop’s the ant and the grasshopper fable. In Luli Gray’s retelling, the ant is a hard worker, but he is irritated by the constant singing and fiddling of the grasshopper who is not busy preparing for winter. Over.