The grasshopper's song: an Aesop's fable revisited

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Publisher:
Candlewick Press,
Pub. Date:
c2008.
Language:
English
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Artfully retold by a renowned poet and illustrated with energy and charm by a Caldecott Medalist, this twist on an Aesop fable is as witty asit is satisfying.Every year the Grasshoppers sing and play their instruments and the Ants work in rhythm to the music. The crops come up smoothly, and the Ants bring in the harvest to the Grasshoppers’ beat. But when winter comes, the Ants turn their backs on the Grasshoppers, and Jimmy Grasshopper finds this unfair. He’s hired Robin, Robin, Robin, and Wren to sue Abigail and Nestor Ant for what he deserves — R-E-S-P-E-C-T — and a one-half share of the harvest. But will a jury of his peers agree about the worth of art?
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9780763630218
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subject_facet Animals -- Fiction, Animals -- Juvenile fiction, Ants -- Fiction, Ants -- Juvenile fiction, Arts and society -- Fiction, Arts and society -- Juvenile fiction, Grasshoppers -- Fiction, Grasshoppers -- Juvenile fiction, Trials -- Fiction, Trials -- Juvenile fiction
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title The grasshopper's song : an Aesop's fable revisited
title_display The grasshopper's song : an Aesop's fable revisited
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title_short The grasshopper's song :
title_sort grasshopper's song an aesop's fable revisited
title_sub an Aesop's fable revisited