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by Bev Allinson, illustrated by Barbara Reid

ISBN 9780439939447 Paperback
32 Pages | 10.42" x 8.4" | Ages 2 to 5
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Effie is an ant with a very loud voice. The other insects avoid her until an oblivious herd of elephant threatens them all. Then Effie's uniqueness saves the day.

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"...destined to become a children's classic." — The Reading Teacher


  • Commended, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Our Choice, 1991

Rights Sold

  • Arabic - Nahdet Misr

Also by
Barbara Reid

  • Watch It Grow: Backyard Life Cycles
  • Picture the Sky
  • Baby's First Treasury
  • Read Me A Book
  • The Night Before Christmas

Contact Information

Maral Maclagan, Rights and Contracts Manager | 416-915-3524
604 King Street West, Toronto, ON, M5V 1E1

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