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The Ants and the Grasshopper: An Exhibit of Children's Books and Illustrations


Ongoing event running from: Sat Jun 08, 2019 - Sat Sep 07, 2019


Lillian H. Smith

Come explore this exhibit about insects and spiders in children's books and illustrations. From Aesop's fable The Ants and the Grasshopper, to Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach -- enjoy stories and instructional texts about ants, grasshoppers, bees, dragonflies, butterflies, spiders, and many other creatures!

Free. All welcome.

Located in the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books, on the 4th floor of the Lillian H. Smith Branch.

The exhibit can be viewed during the Osborne Collection's open hours: Mon-Fri 10-6, Sat 9-5, closed Sun.

Call 416-393-7753 for more information.

Illustration by Edward J. Detmold for The Fables of Aesop (NY: Hodder and Stoughton, 1910).

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