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The Emperor of the Ants, 1935

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The Emperor of the Ants, 1935
The Emperor of the Ants, 1935
The Emperor of the Ants, 1935
The Emperor of the Ants, 1935
The Emperor of the Ants, 1935
The Emperor of the Ants, 1935
The Emperor of the Ants, 1935
The Emperor of the Ants, 1935

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Product Information

Era:
Vintage; 1910-1950
Condition:
Very Good; former library book: card pocket and checkout slip
Materials:
hardcover
Size:
9" L x 7" W x 1" H
Color/Finish:
n/a

Why We Love This

The Emperor of the Ants, by "Vamba," aka Luigi Bertelli. Translated from the Italian by Nicola di Pietro. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1935. Hardcover. 240 pp. 120 illustrations. Whimsical tale of a lazy boy who was reborn as an ant. Chapters have names like "Gigino, After Having Been Egg, Larva and Pupa, Finds Himself to be Neither Male nor Female" and "Hurrah for the Shirt Tale!"
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About dr carrot

From East Coast attics to Midwest rumpus rooms, Dr. Carrot ferrets out charming vintage tomes on travel and cooking, fashion and art, nature and nurture, and most prized of all, illustrated children's books. Coming from a long line of publishers, authors, literacy teachers and diarists, Dr. Carrot's passionate love of reading was genetically pre-determined.

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