Ant Cities

Paperback | June 23, 1988

byArthur DorrosIllustratorArthur Dorros

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Did you ever wonder where an ant goes when it disappears into an anthill? Underneath the hill, there are miles of tunnels and hundreds of rooms! With simple, easy-to-understand words and colorful illustrations, Arthur Dorros explains the life of a harvester ant for the early reader and even shows readers how to build their own ant farms!

This is a Stage 2 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades. Let's-Read-And-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.

Supports the Common Core Learning Standards and Next Generation Science Standards.

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Dorros provides a beginning look at the fascinating world of ants--the variety of "cities" they build, the job each ant carries out, and the remarkable feats they can accomplish. Includes instructions for building an ant farm.

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Did you ever wonder where an ant goes when it disappears into an anthill? Underneath the hill, there are miles of tunnels and hundreds of rooms! With simple, easy-to-understand words and colorful illustrations, Arthur Dorros explains the life of a harvester ant for the early reader and even shows readers how to build their own ant farm...

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Did you ever wonder where an ant goes when it disappears into an anthill? Underneath the hill there may be miles of tunnels and hundreds of rooms. Read to find out how to make your own ant farm!

Arthur Dorros learned Spanish while traveling and living in Latin America and helped teach his son, Alex, the language. He is the author of many books for children, which have received acclaim such as the Orbis Pictus, the Parents' Choice, and the Pura Belpré Honor Awards. Arthur lives in Seattle, Washington.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.1 inPublished:June 23, 1988Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064450791

ISBN - 13:9780064450799

Appropriate for ages: 4 - 8

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Dorros provides a beginning look at the fascinating world of ants--the variety of "cities" they build, the job each ant carries out, and the remarkable feats they can accomplish. Includes instructions for building an ant farm.