An Anty-War Story

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

This anti-war story is told through the eyes of Douglas, the only ant in Antworld who has a name. He dreams of joining the beautiful line that delivers food, but he’s been enlisted to be a soldier, and it’s probably for the best that he doesn’t understand quite what that means…

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Picture Books
Copyright 2018
Publisher Andersen Press USA
Imprint Andersen Press USA
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2018-09-01
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV039000, JUV061000, JUV002140
Dewey [Fic]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7.75 x 10
Lexile 540
Features Original artwork and Reviewed

Author, Illustrator: Tony Ross

Tony Ross has been illustrating books for over 40 years, and has been published all over the world. He has been named the best-selling illustrator in the UK three years in a row. He lives in Macclesfield, England.


Kirkus Reviews

“[A] multifaceted, complex allegorical approach . . .”—Booklist

Kirkus Reviews

“Layered and shocking; to be read with the knowledge that a conversation on war will surely follow.”—Kirkus Reviews