Title: Two Bad Ants
Author: Chris van Allsburg
Publisher: http://www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com
Publication Date: 1988
Genre: Animals, Fantasy, Picture Book
Audience: Grades 3, 4, 5

Overview: Seen from an ant’s perspective, this adventure is quite the thriller!
In this book, a group of ants set out on an adventure to find a “delicious crystal” that the queen of the ant colony discovers. While most of the ants return upon discovery of this crystal, “two bad ants” stay behind. Will they be okay? Will they make it out of the kitchen? Read this book and find out!

Activity: Let your kids use up all their energy outside on an ant adventure. Have them get on their stomachs and look at things from an ant’s perspective. After their adventure, have them go inside and illustrate their adventure with captions.

Reviewer’s Name: Sarah Keister