Dr. Eleanor's Book of Common Ants
by Eleanor Spicer Rice
Publisher: Your Wild Life 2013
Number of pages: 142
Dr. Eleanor is an entomologist with a knack for telling good stories, especially about the secret lives of her favorite insects: the ANTS! In this new guide to the common ants of North America, Dr. Eleanor delights readers young and old with tales of our tiny insect neighbors.
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