The Record Book of Ants
Katja Bargum & Jenny Lucander
In this picture book you’ll find the answers to everything you have ever been wondering about ants – as well as facts you’d never imagine. Despite ants being so very small, they have superpowers! They can live just about anywhere, and on any continent. They can live in 50 degrees heat in the desert, inside an acorn, underground, up in a treetop or in your home. There are one million billion ants on planet Earth. And we meet them all the time in our everyday lives. Who are the toughest ant soldiers? Which ant’s sting is the most painful? Answer: the bullet ant’s. And which ant is the laziest? Answer: the male. How old can an ant get? Answer: 30 years old and the oldest ever found lived in Finland.
Katja Bargum is a biologist, science journalist and has, among other things, published the book The Ants’ Secret Lives. Award-winning illustrator Jenny Lucander’s other books at Koja Agency include We Are Lions! (text by Jens Mattson, winner of the Nordic Council Literature Prize 2020) and Facts About Dads (text Oskar Kroon)
Other books by illustrator Jenny Lucander