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Informational Books
Often, children will be drawn to books that give them factual information and open up the big world to them.

The Life and Times of the Ant

by Charles Micucci

Houghton Mifflin 2003

Ages: 7 to 10

Topic: Informational Books

All the things you would ever want to know about ants are laid out with intriguing illustrations in this wonderful book, Some of the chapters are: Inside an Ant Hill, Kinds of Ants, The Ant's Body and even how ants evolved. Informative, stimulating and exciting, this informational book will surely wow your whole family.

You'll have to start an ant farm to get a closer look at these social insects. (There are other wonderful books by this author about honeybees, apples and peanuts.)