The Wonder World of Ants
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By (author) Wilfrid S Bronson
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Wonder World of Ants by Wilfrid S Bronson
Book DescriptionIn many surprising ways ants are like people: both are the only animals who have nations, governments, working people and armies. Reading about the habits and customs of ants is like following the adventures of an explorer in a new and fascinating land. In this book the author, who is well known for his interesting stories of science, takes us into this wonder world of ants and describes the different kinds of ants from the familiar kinds which can be found in any field to the devastating army ants of Africa. There are the hunter ants that grow their own vegetables, the thief ants and the slave-making ants who kidnap the children of other tribes. As in Sunstone's other books by Wilfrid Bronson, the text in this book for young readers is in large, clear type, and there are many illustrations on each page. Wilfrid Swancourt Bronson wrote his first book at the age of eight. Called "Animal People," it started like this: "This book is for children who are interested in animals and birds. It has verey good pictures in it and children can understand it verey easily." He later learned to spell, and wrote and illustrated over twenty books for children with "verey good pictures" that they could understand. Young readers everywhere are glad he did.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780865346918
(254mm x 178mm x 5mm)
Imprint: Sunstone Press
Publisher: Sunstone Press
Publish Date: 10-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Wilfrid S Bronson
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