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One Mean Ant with Fly and Flea and Moth

By Arthur Yorinks
Illustrated by Sergio Ruzzier

Can this band of disgruntled circus stars find their escape? With a third slapstick tale, comedy team Arthur Yorinks and Sergio Ruzzier present a satisfying—and surprising—final act.

Well, here they are again. The ant, the fly, and the flea. Stuck doing tricks for the circus-goers every night and twice on Sundays. Stuck like a . . . well, you know. But with the help of Moth, a fellow performer with a pretty spectacular trick, the four plan their escape. Will it work? Can you teach an old moth not to fly into a light bulb? In a third tale buzzing with wordplay and wacky-eyed insects, acclaimed playwright and author Arthur Yorinks, together with award-winning illustrator Sergio Ruzzier, presents a hilarious (and unexpectedly heartfelt) finale to the series about the meanest ant ever and his buggy “friends.”

  • The third and final installment of the hilarious trilogy about a group of insect friends who keep getting into sticky situations
  • Award-winning author and playwright Arthur Yorinks and Maurice Sendak Fellow Sergio Ruzzier team up with iconic sarcastic dialogue and colorful wacky illustrations
  • Introducing a new insect character, this series finale has the last word on one mean ant

About the author

Arthur Yorinks is a playwright, director, and author of more than thirty-five picture books for children, including the Caldecott Medal winner Hey, Al, illustrated by Richard Egielski, with whom he has collaborated on numerous award-winning titles. He also wrote One Mean Ant and One Mean Ant with Fly and Flea, both illustrated by Sergio Ruzzier. Arthur Yorinks lives in Cambridge, New York.

About the illustrator

Sergio Ruzzier was a 2011 Maurice Sendak Fellow. His books have received many awards, including Parents’ Choice Gold Awards for This Is Not a Picture Book! and The Room of Wonders. He is also the illustrator of One Mean Ant and One Mean Ant with Fly and Flea. He splits his time between New York and the northern Italian hills.

ISBN: 9780763683962
Imprint: Candlewick
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: October 6, 2021
Dimensions: 187 x 258mm, 48pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $29.99
New Zealand RRP: $32.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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