Ant Bully by John Nickle

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Synopsis

Lucas learns a lesson about bullying when he is pulled into the ant hole he has been tormenting.
 

About John Nickle

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John Nickle is the illustrator of Judi Barrett's "Things That Are Most in the World, " as well as the author and illustrator of "TV Rex, Alphabet Explosion!: Search and Count from Alien to Zebra, " and "The Ant Bully". He lives in Brooklyn, New York. Learn more about him at JohnNickle.net.
 
Published January 1, 1999 by Scholastic. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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Bullies always find someone smaller than they are to pick on, so when Sid the bully picks on Lucas, Lucas bullies ants, drenching them with his squirt gun.

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Publishers Weekly

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(""Don't you realize how long and hard we work to build what you destroy in seconds?"" huffs the Queen, who lounges on a pink chaise, smoking through a golden cigarette holder and nibbling gumdrops.) Once Lucas learns a lesson in community, the ants restore him to his original proportions, then d...

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Lucas also has to deal with Stan Beals (Paul Giamatti), the exterminator who’s going to come and spray the yard for ants.

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Entertainment Weekly

Or because Nurse Ant Hova and Wizard Ant Zoc (Julia Roberts and Nicolas Cage, both of them loose and playful — yes, Cage is playful, not gloomy!) are such a cool formicary couple.

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Monsters and Critics

Lucas is a little kid who takes out his aggressions on the ant bed in his front yard.

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Monsters and Critics

more Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's Valentine's Day date Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie took their four-year-old twins Knox and Vivienne to the dinosaur exhibit at the National History Museum on Valentine's Day (14.02.13).

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CNN.com

As the family drives to Redondo Beach so that 7-year-old Olive (the charming Abigail Breslin) can compete in the Little Miss Sunshine preteen pageant, the movie shrouds its synthetic soul in a patina of "indie" realism: the leisurely rhythms, the lovely desert road-movie vistas, the terrific acto...

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Variety

Previously known throughout the colony as the Destroyer, the now-little Lucas is brought before the ant queen (speaking in the regal tones of Meryl Streep), who decrees the boy live among the ants and be schooled in their ways.

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ParentMap

A Children's Garden of Poetry:Â Not only will kids hear some great poems, but they'll see kids express what they love about them, how they listen to poetry, and even how to count out the syllables of a haiku.

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Today Books

(for Ant?) Davis, “The Ant Bully” ups the ante in movie treats for kids — also Mom, Pop, brothers, sisters, uncles, and of course, aunts.

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