Friday, October 2, 2015

The Prince and His Ants

Vamba (Luigi Bertelli) - The Prince and His Ants (1910)

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"Ciondolino is the little Italian boy who became an ant and had many thrilling adventures with other ants, and wasps and bees."  A children's book intended to teach a little natural history and good behavior (the boy when he's a boy is lazy) but I suspect that, given the title, it may also be some kind of political piece as well.  If anybody reads it let me know.