The Grasshopper & The Ants by Jerry PinkneyThe Grasshopper & The Ants by Jerry Pinkney

The Grasshopper & The Ants

byJerry Pinkney

Picture Books | April 7, 2015

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In this stunning companion to the Caldecott Medal-winningThe Lion & the Mouseand the highly acclaimedThe Tortoise & the Hare, a playful grasshopper wonders why the busy ants around him won't join in his merrymaking as the seasons pass by. But when winter arrives, he soon sees the value of his friends' hard work--just as the ants learn the value of sharing what they've worked for. Featuring a striking, surprise gatefold page, this third book in Jerry Pinkney's gorgeous trilogy of picture book fables subtly suggests a resonant moral:Don't put off for tomorrow what you can do today.
Jerry Pinkney has the rare distinction of being the recipient of five Caldecott Honors and the winner of the 2010 Caldecott medal. He has won the Coretta Scott King Award five times, the Coretta Scott King Honor four times, and has been nominated for the prestigious Hans Christian Anderson Award. He was also the first children's book i...
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Title:The Grasshopper & The AntsFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:40 pages, 9.88 × 11.38 × 0.5 inPublished:April 7, 2015Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316400815

ISBN - 13:9780316400817

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"Pinkney creates another visually stunning re-telling of a fable.... Beautifully detailed and expressive watercolor drawings."-School Library Connection