I Saw an Ant on the Railroad Track by Joshua Prince

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Jack, a railroad switchman, frantically tries to save an ant who is heading east on a westbound track, straight into the path of an oncoming freight train.
Title: I Saw an Ant on the Railroad Track
Author: Prince, Joshua/ Pamintuan, Macky (ILT)
Publisher: Sterling Pub Co Inc
Publication Date: 2006/04/28
Number of Pages: 32
Binding Type: HARDCOVER
Library of Congress: 2005018997
 

About Joshua Prince

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Macky Pamintuan was born and raised in the Philippines. He moved to San Francisco at age twenty-one and received his fine arts degree from the Academy of Art College.
 
Published April 28, 2006 by Sterling. 24 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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/ O tire turn / unless you blot / the living, breathing life out of / a hungry ant in danger caught!”), Prince is likely to lose the audience he engaged with the tripping, tickety-tackety verse of I Saw an Ant on the Railroad Track (2006).

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When an ant walking east, “tickety-tack,” meets a train heading west, clickety-clack,” switchman Jack tries to head off the impending smack.

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But the ant's stomach turns out to be its salvation: spotting Jack's sandwich, it leaps from the track just in time to avoid the train—and enjoy a genial picnic with Jack.

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