Little Ant and the Butterfly
S.M.R. Saia, Tina Perko
(Shelf Space Books, Sept. 10, 2016)
Little Ant thinks that he is the best insect in the world. When he meets the slow caterpillar he is not impressed, and tells her so. But has Little Ant judged her too soon?This story is a reimagining of Aesop's classic fable, “The Ant and the Chrysalis” and teaches that appearances can be deceiving.Because Little Ant does not treat the caterpillar very nicely, this is a great story to spark a discussion with your little one about diversity, kindness, and basic manners! Reading this story to your child is also an opportunity to make the connection between what someone does and says and how those things make others feel.ABOUT THE SERIESThe Little Ant books are reimaginings of Aesop's classic fables, teaching timeless lessonslike “appearances can be deceiving” and “one good turn deserves another.” Brought to life by Tina Perko's vibrant and whimsical illustrations, the stories follow Little Ant as he navigates through the challenges and frustrations of growing up. Little Ant's adventures provide him with opportunities to build character and learn valuable lessons about friendship, kindness, empathy, teamwork, courage, and the importance of being yourself.RESOURCESVisit littleantbooks.com to download free coloring sheets, activities, and lesson plans to go along with this book.SOCIAL MEDIAFollow Little Ant on Facebook at /littleantnews and on Instagram at @littleantnews.