There are, of course, the people that you invited. But sometimes there are also the uninvited! Bees, flies, mosquitoes, squirrels, and other animals. Let us not forget the ants! Here are books for early readers that are filled with facts about ants, as well as stories starring an ant. Learn about the tiny uninvited visitors to your next picnic. You might appreciate them more!
How Strong is an Ant? by Kurt Waldendorf
Part of the Comparison Fun Series
Learn about the characteristics, habitat, and the role in nature of ants.
The Adventures of Mr. Ant by Lloyd Shores
Sweet stories of an ant’s mild adventures.
Ants are Farmers and Other Strange Facts by Gary Sprott
Learn surprising facts about ants.
Ants by Sophie Lockwood
Part of the World of Insects Series
More about species of ants and their characteristics and activities.
Anthony Ant by Linda Dennis
He is noble and he is an ant.
Anthony and the Ants by Gemma Raynor
Things start going wrong with the arrival of ants, but turn out alright in the end.
Common Critters: the Wildlife in Your Neighborhood by Pat Brisson
Learn about the usual creatures (including ants), that live and thrive in your backyard or neighborhood.
Explore more ant books for children on Overdrive/Libby and hoopla. Now you can also request print copies of children’s ant books for Curbside Pickup. And, for even more facts about ants, visit the Abbot Public Library’s Gale Elementary database!