The Ant and the Grasshopper

The Ant and the Grasshopper

by Carl Sommer

While a little fun is essential for a happy life, wise individuals know that prosperity begins with hard work. Gary and the other grasshoppers want to play all day, and they cannot understand why the ants work so hard and miss all the fun. Alex and the ants know they must work during the spring to have food for the winter. Sure enough, when winter arrives early, the lazy grasshoppers have nothing to eat. Passage of a new law that requires the ants to share their food with the grasshoppers transforms the whole community into a fun-loving crowd. Will the grasshoppers learn the meaning of hard work before it is too late? This retelling of this famous Aesop’s story highlights the importance of diligence and a good work ethic.


Ages: 7-12
Illustrated by: Ignacio Noe
ISBN: 9781575379258
Price: $15.95
Published by: Advance Publishing, Inc.

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