What is the story Two Bad Ants about?

What is the story Two Bad Ants about?

Two greedy ants stay behind in the sugar bowl, eating their fill and then falling asleep. Their slumbers end when a giant scoop drops them into a sea of boiling brown coffee. Further mishaps include a heated stay in the toaster, a hazardous swirl in the garbage disposal and a zap in an electrical outlet.

What is the moral of Two Bad Ants?

The too-adventurous ants eventually learn their lessons: Choices have consequences. There’s no place like home. Which makes Two Bad Ants perfect as a simple, clear illustration for the theme of a book.

What is the genre of Two Bad Ants?

Children’s literature
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Is Fritz in Two Bad Ants?

Fritz the dog is hidden inside the swirl of water with the ants. He’s at the bottom left corner of page 27. To reach the delicious crystals, the ants traverse what to them is a mysterious land full of menacing obstacles.

What is Two Bad Ants by Chris Van Allsburg about?

Two Bad Ants is definitely a book about danger that will excite children for a long time. Chris Van Allsburg has done a terrific job with both the illustrations and the story as he makes the story as dramatic as he can. Chris Van Allsburgs story is exciting and intense at the same time as he makes it seem that the story is being

How are the illustrations in two Bad Ants?

The spare illustrations in Two Bad Ants — drawn with pen and ink over a base of casein, paint that is not water soluble — differ perceptibly from Van Allsburg’s other drawings but are equally expressive. In this book perhaps more than other Van Allsburg’s stories we observe the world from unusual angles and perspectives.

What happens to two greedy ants in two Bad Ants?

Two greedy ants are subjected to a series of terrifying mishaps when they trade the security of their ant colony home for all the sugar crystals they can eat. Van Allsburg’s subtle lesson on avarice is delivered through detailed illustrations that present the story from the perspective of the ants’ scaled-down world.

How old is the author of Two Bad Ants?

Unlike many picture books which are designed for younger kids, Two Bad Ants will appeal to middle grade kids. The pictures and the humor are just their style. Linked with The Owl Teacher for Mentor Text Monday.