Book Review: The Ant and the Grasshopper, A Lesson in Descriptive Language for Speech Therapy

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[Source:  Play on Words]

Readers are drawn into the vibrant collage of colors on the first page of The Ant and the Grasshopper,  ”Somewhere on the boulevard of backyards an ant was struggling with the remnants of a picnic.” Each page is equally as rich, packed with delicious vocabulary for young minds. The ant grew weary dragging her chunk of watermelon hoping  for “the smallest of breezes to cool her blistering forehead,” when she perked up to some magical music, thanks to a grasshopper buggy band. “Hoisting her load a little higher,” the conscientious ant didn’t take up the grasshopper’s offer to come grove

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