The Ant and the Grasshopper

By Ed Emberley (Illustrator); Rebecca Emberley
(Roaring Brook Press, Hardcover, 9781596434936, 32pp.)

Publication Date: October 16, 2012

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Description

While hard at work on her chores, an ant hears the wonderful clickety click chirrup of music coming from the distance. Although she knows she should focus on the task at hand, she can't help but explore the joyful noise!  Award-winning team Rebecca and Ed Emberley bring an entertaining new twist to the classic children's. The bright, bold graphics seem to dance and leap, as a bunch of boogying bugs start a celebration of their own.




About the Author

REBECCA EMBERLEY and her father ED EMBERLEY, winner of the Caldecott Medal for Drummer Hoff, have created the highly praised picture books Ten Little Beasties, Chicken Little, The Red Hen for Roaring Brook Press. Both live in New England—Ed in Massachusetts and Rebecca in Maine.




Praise For The Ant and the Grasshopper

"While maintaining the archetypes of the hardworking ant and laid-back grasshopper, the Emberleys transform Aesop’s fable about preparedness into a joyful celebration of community and music with a Cajun flair."--Publishers Weekly, starred

“The Emberleys offer such a joyful, imaginative interpretation of the classic that even the youngest will understand the unstated message to ‘eat, drink and be merry.’”--Kirkus, starred

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