Modern Fantasy Children's Fiction Praise for ANTics: "It surprised me to learn that I could actually feel concern for ants, and harbor resentment toward a spider! The author really accomplished quite a remarkable feat, developing insect characters that the reader would actually care about!" - Readers' Favourite Dakota Douglas sweeps the reader into the secret world of a bug's life. In the style of Watership Down, this exciting action and adventure story explodes on one day in the life of Zube and two fellow cadet bugs. High-spirited Zube wants to stand out from the crowd but that's impossible when you are one in a community of thousands of ants. He loves to leave the boring routine of the underground world of the anthill to explore and make new insect friends. He dreams of action and adventure but soon gets more than he bargained for. If he thought Bug School was tough, then he soon finds out it's a piece of cake to what happens when their mission to bring food back to their colony goes horribly wrong. The trio are soon up to their antennae in trouble as they crash from one adventure to another when their backyard is turned into a war zone. Their bravery and friendship is tested to the limit in this gripping bug fantasy when their ant kingdom is threatened by their deadliest enemy - a giant magical spider. They face hurricanes, tidal waves and capture by the evil eight-legged monster who plans to turn them into ant soup and wipe out their nest. Ants walked the Earth with dinosaurs millions of years ago. And RepugnANT is as big and as mean as any angry T Rex. Can the cadets outwit the spidery beast and save their colony before it's too late?... To find out, grab a copy of this funny and gripping modern fantasy children's story. Its many unexpected twists and turns are sure to captivate young and old alike. Reviewers say ANTics is hard to put down and would make a great animated movie. Step into the colourful make-believe world of InhabitANT and judge for yourself.