One Hundred Hungry Ants

Author(s): Elinor J. Pinczes

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One hundred very hungry ants hurry to sample the delights of a picnic, but instead of marching single file, they divide into smaller rows--a lesson in division and visual introduction to math.

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A rhyming text describes the progress of one hundred ants marching toward a picnic. To travel faster, one ant suggests dividing into two lines of fifty, then four lines of twenty-five, and finally ten lines of ten. Their frantic reorganization takes so long that the picnic is gone by the time they arrive. The illustrations, which look like linoleum cuts, use a pleasing palette and energetic lines to depict ants with highly individual characters.Horn Book "A first-time author and illustrator are off to an impressive start in this spirited story . . . The unexpected pairing of sophisticated art and light-hearted text lends this book particular distinction." Publishers Weekly

General Fields

  • : 9780395971239
  • : Houghton Mifflin
  • : Houghton Mifflin (Trade)
  • : April 2000
  • : 201mm X 224mm X 4mm
  • : United States
  • : May 1999
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : illustrations
  • : Elinor J. Pinczes
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : [E]
  • : BL 99009851
  • : 32