What Do You Call an Ant? is an early-grade, original water-color illustrated children's book encouraging children to have fun with words; in this case, words ending in ant. full synopsis...
A young boy hopes to get a present from everyone, but he soon learns the best gifts are those that come from the heart. This delightful, illustrated book offers some unique answers to a question asked by children everywhere.
Be prepared to hear a LOT of noise as children mimic the animal sounds in this fun, rhyming book. Hi Butterfly builds confidence in the shy child and teaches all children acceptance in a world of differences as they discover that even the quiet butterfly has its own soft sound amidst the other noisy animals.
“Bring this book home. It’s bound to bring you hugs.” — Judy Schachner, author and illustrator of The Skippyjon series, The Grannyman, Yo, Vikings!, and Willy and May.
“Mueller has written another exceptional story for children to explore the world of literature through rhyming words.” — Rhonda Gamboa, MLIS Teacher Librarian
“This book is a must read for all children. The rhyming text and the illustrations are so engaging, Even better is the message Mary Mueller sends in her writing...that the best things people can give are themselves. I wish I had a little one nearby to put on my lap or snuggle with to share this beautiful story.” — Ruth Jacobson, Retired Elementary Teacher and Reading Coach
“So proud to have been one of 3 children's books to be featured at America's largest independent book festival, the Decator Book Festival this past Sept 2-3.” — Decator Book Festival 2017
“Thanks so much, Mary, for visiting with my students and sharing your creative process. What a wonderful opportunity to think about using language creatively and connecting with readers and publishers. Thank you for sharing your time and talent with us! We really enjoyed the visit with you and Sandy! ”— Emilie B. Lindemann, Ph.D. - Silver Lake College
“he biggest thrill for me was just after the Decator Book Festival when I was waiting in line to be seated at a restaurant. A young girl came up to me and asked, "Don't I know you? Aren't you the author that came to Fulton Science Academy to read your book to us?" I was recognized!! She wanted to take a picture with me!! ”—