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Little Red Ant and the Great Big Crumb : A Mexican Fable (Paperback) (Shirley Climo)
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This distinctly Mexican version of an old fable found in Spain, Portugal, and France is retold and updated by a well-known storyteller. The little red ant has found a wonderful crumb, but she's not strong enough to carry it all the way home. Going from one creature to the next, asking for help, the little red ant is surprised to discover who is the strongest of all. Spanish words add to the text's Mexican flavor, and bold, playful illustrations, hinting at what's coming next, make this story a real "page-turner."
A small red ant finds a crumb in a Mexican cornfield, but she is afraid that she lacks the strength to move it herself and goes off to find an animal that can
Number of Pages: 38
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Shirley Climo
Street Date: March 22, 1999
Item Number (DPCI): 248-35-7064
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