The Ant and the Grasshopper
In this retelling of a traditional tale, Ant prepares for winter while Grasshopper sings, plays, and naps. When winter arrives, poorly-prepared Grasshopper is not only hungry but now has no time to sing, play, and nap.
Fables & the Real World is an intriguing series of 20 fables, paired with 60 informational texts. Each unique, beautifully illustrated fable is paired with three related, corresponding informational texts, which connect to the real-life elements of the fable. Fables in this series expose students to a fictional text type, in which vibrant artwork on every page helps teachers educate students on important lessons and morals. Informational texts in this series are great tools to enrich content area curriculum, and nonfiction text features are great ways to help students access tables of contents, glossaries, and indexes. The series includes 80 leveled readers in total, 30 of which are available as big books.