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An Anty-War Story Tony Ross

An Anty-War Story By Tony Ross

An Anty-War Story by Tony Ross


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Summary

The only ant with his own name, Douglas is born into the wonderful Antworld and dreams of one day joining the line to hunt out food. to be read with the knowledge that a conversation on war will surely follow' KIRKUS`the perfect way to address the idea of war with children' ASSOCIATION OF ILLUSTRATORS

An Anty-War Story Summary

An Anty-War Story by Tony Ross

The only ant with his own name, Douglas is born into the wonderful Antworld and dreams of one day joining the line to hunt out food. But his superiors have other plans for him: Douglas is to be a soldier. They tell him his job is all about parading, waving flags and wearing a uniform, but Douglas is about to discover that there is no glory in war. A humbling perspective on the First World War from master-storyteller Tony Ross. 'Uncompromisingly powerful' GUARDIAN 'Layered and shocking; to be read with the knowledge that a conversation on war will surely follow' KIRKUS 'the perfect way to address the idea of war with children' ASSOCIATION OF ILLUSTRATORS

An Anty-War Story Reviews

"Uncompromisingly powerful" -- Imogen Russell Williams * The Guardian *
"Layered and shocking; to be read with the knowledge that a conversation on war will surely follow." * Kirkus Reviews *
""[A] slim book wielding disproportionate power"" -- Imogen Russell Williams * Times Literary Supplement *
"...you fall in love with Douglas straight away...I'd recommend An Anty-War Story as the perfect way to address the idea of war with children." * Association of Illustrators *

About Tony Ross

Tony Ross has been illustrating books for over 40 years, and has been published all over the world. He is perhaps best known for his much-loved Little Princess series, which has been adapted for TV and is currently showing on Channel 5s Milkshake, and for his collaboration on David Walliams' best-selling children's books. Tony's books have been shortlisted for the The Laugh Out Loud Book Awards (Slug Needs a Hug) and the Kate Greenaway (Dr Xargle's Book of Earth Tiggers), and Tadpole's Promise won the Silver Medal Smarties Prize. He has been named as the best-selling illustrator in the UK for three years in a row, and he is the UK's libraries' most-borrowed illustrator. He lives in Macclesfield.

Additional information

GOR009354523
9781783446100
1783446102
An Anty-War Story by Tony Ross
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Andersen Press Ltd
2018-10-04
32
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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