Book: Ants!

Written and illustrated by David Benz, this book is 28 pages and features three main stories and two smaller “segue” stories. Published in a limited edition of 200 copies, Ants! features a cover that was hand screen-printed by the artist. This book is a meditation about ants. What they do, how they live, how they breathe, and how to save an ant from drowning.

Cover of Ants!
Cover of Ants!

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Illustration from "Ants Rejoice"
Illustration from "Ants Rejoice"

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Illustration from "The Fastidious Ant"
Illustration from "The Fastidious Ant"

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… A particularly interesting idea about animals is that a pack, school, hive, or herd of a particular kind of animal will always be smarter than just one. Witness the ornamental goldfish, who has been inbred and domesticated for thousands of years, and even worse, has been inbred with aesthetics in mind.

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Illustration from "Still Life with Ant"
Illustration from "Still Life with Ant"

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Book with Orange
Book with Orange

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