Ants Don't Wear Pants!: TOON Level 1 (Giggle and Learn) (Paperback)

Ants Don't Wear Pants!: TOON Level 1 (Giggle and Learn) By Kevin McCloskey Cover Image
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Feeling antsy?

Then let yourself be captivated by these tiny, fascinating creatures that you can find in any backyard near you! They hear with their legs and smell with their antennae—some even explode! In this spectacular addition to his best-selling Giggle and Learn series, Kevin McCloskey points his magnifying glass for a close-up look at an anthill, shrinking young readers down, down, down into the underground colonies that ants call home. With his trademark humor and curiosity, he is sure to keep every emerging reader spellbound.

About the Author

Kevin McCloskey was a professor of illustration at Kutztown University in Pennsylvania. He has traveled the country from the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia to the California Academy of Sciences, sharing fascinating facts about common creatures.He painted these ant pictures on recycled grocery bags because, just like ants, he believes in recycling.

Praise For…

Praise for Ants Don't Wear Pants!

A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection

"Plenty of lively and intriguing information, with high visual appeal...An excellent choice for younger readers who like animal facts peppered with humor." —School Library Journal

"Ants are always moving, as this comic's insect inhabitants collectively proclaim, and McCloskey's fast-paced narrative stays true to this assertion." —Kirkus Reviews

"Kevin McCloskey continues his trademark humor while imparting plenty of facts to keep emerging readers interested. Insect-loving kids won't want to pass this volume up." —SLJ Good Comics for Kids

"The acrylic and gouache illustrations... give the children—and theants—plenty of personality." —Horn Book Magazine

"Fact-filled and just plain fun, this should appeal to both insect fans and general graphic novel readers, as well as fans of the classic Magic School Bus series."  —Booklist

Praise for the Giggle and Learn series by Kevin McCloskey

"McCloskey’s series continues to deliver an offbeat blend of science, humor, and a dynamic interplay between words and pictures." —Publishers Weekly

"Can learning be fun? Of course! If you're in doubt, check out McCloskey's latest nonfiction title for early readers in Toon Books' Giggle and Learn series." —Mile High Books

"With easily digestible doses of biological and historical background, common-sense cautionary notes, and a buoyant tone, this is an appealing dive for newly independent readers out to enhance the household menagerie."—Kirkus Reviews

"Funny and informative, this attractive work of graphic nonfiction offers emerging comics readers an intriguing look at a commonly dismissed and ignored animal." —School Library Journal

"By focusing on the questions kids ask and the way they ask them, the book moves along quickly and provides accurate, intriguing information without getting bogged down in too much detail...An excellent easy reader for graphic-novel fans." —Booklist

"Kevin McCloskey once again creates an engaging work of nonfiction that will have kids screaming, 'Gross!' and, like the series title says, 'Giggle and Learn.' " —Good Comics for Kids

Product Details
ISBN: 9781662665004
ISBN-10: 1662665008
Publisher: TOON Books
Publication Date: April 18th, 2023
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Giggle and Learn