Ant Story

by Jay Hosler

On Sale: 03/26/2024

Ant Story

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Ant Story

by Jay Hosler

illustrated by Jay Hosler

On Sale: 03/26/2024


Junior Library Guild Selection

About the Book

Insect-extraordinaire Jay Hosler is back, this time exploring how we seek to understand ourselves and the world around us through the eyes of one of our world’s tiniest creatures: the ant.

Meet Rubi, a tiny ant with a big personality and an even bigger love for stories. Who knew the small world of her colony could be full of unexpected friendships, epic adventures, and death-defying escapes?

Follow Rubi on the journey of a lifetime as she uncovers the mystery and wonder of one of the world’s tiniest, mightiest insects.

Critical Praise

“Graphic novel fans, lovers of nonfiction, budding ecologists, and readers looking for their next great obsession will be buzzing around this title for years to come.” — Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“Vibrant drawings and Hosler’s enthusiasm and knowledge of the natural world combine to form this cheerfully gross depiction of how ants feed and incubate larvae, preserve food, or become food sources themselves, with poop playing a pivotal role in many of Rubi’s activities.” — Publishers Weekly

“A truly lovely coming-of-age tale buzzing with bee facts, this is a honey pot for budding entomologists, naturalists, and scientists of all variety.” — Booklist


Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780063294004
  • ISBN 10: 0063294001
  • Imprint: HarperAlley
  • On Sale: 03/26/2024
  • Pages: 160
  • List Price:31.00 CAD
  • Ages: 8 to 12
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE FICTION / Comics & Graphic Novels / Animals
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Insects, Spiders, etc.
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE FICTION / Nature & the Natural World / Environment

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