The author has been teaching for many years and has observed on numerous occasions the power of the written word and how it can capture the imagination and interest of children. She says encapsulating children’s attention in this way promotes learning both in and out of the classroom.
The story is about a Colony of Ants, with the main character being Anthony Ant. At the start of the story, Anthony is being made a Special Soldier to help protect the Colony and to protect the Queen. Anthony settles competently into his new role and is extremely efficient and well organised. Other S...