What's that animal with a fuzzy body and colorful hair? It's a velvet ant! Beginning readers will learn all about these strange yet wonderful creatures in this delightful title. They will also learn basic information about these unique ants--which are actually wasps--including how they make squeaky noises to scare off attackers! Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The lively text, colorful design, and eye-catching photos are sure to capture the interest of emergent readers. Velvet Ant is part of Bearport's Even Weirder and Cuter series.