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Addie Ant Goes on an Adventure

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The coloring is perfect for grabbing your attention and the story was super cute and had a nice wholesome message.

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Addie Ant sets forth one day on the least adventurous adventure ever. All her needs are provided for by other insects: they tell her how to get where she's going, give her yummy treats, and warn her of possible dangers that never happen anyway. It's really not much of an adventure when you don't have to face challenges or fend for yourself one little bit.

The illustrations by Kelly Anne Dalton are cute, and have a Miss Spiderish vibe, but they're the only reason I can think of for visiting this book.

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Vibrant illustrations and a sweet story about Addie Ant, who gets lost on an adventure and finds she needs help to make her way home. Perfect for readers 3-8 and the adults who love to read to them.

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This book was absolutely adorable!! The illustrations were so detailed and colorful, and the story was cute as could be.

I received an ARC from Chronicle Books | Chronicle Chroma via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

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This was so cute! It was an excellent story with excellent illustrations. I loved the different little places in the garden that Addie could visit. I loved the adventure and characters. Highly recommend.

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This book was wonderful! It has beautiful illustrations and the story is really cute. Any huge Maren Morris fan with young children will be thrilled by this story, and it very much fit with what I'd hoped a children's book from her would look like. I'd highly recommend!

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Thank you to NetGalley and the publisher for a copy of this audiobook in exchange for an honest review.

This book was adorable! The illustrations are so wonderful and the story is so great. This will be a joy to read with children. I really enjoyed this story.

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Addie Ant Goes on an Adventure is a sweet picture book for kids of all ages! As the title suggests, the plot revolves around a young ant who goes on an adventure, traveling from the garden bed where she lives across the farm to the watermelon patch. The illustrations are lush and lovely, and the text includes lots of puns and descriptive language.

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The pictures in the story are really creative, and I love the concept of traveling across such a small space, but so large for the ant. As we follow the ant across the garden, she encounters many common bugs and plants. I love that the authors don’t shy away from advanced vocabulary. However, this is definitely more of an “adult reads to the child” book. At times, it skips around a little and jumps in the story, making me go back to see if I missed a page. I like the message - to try something new and make your own adventure.

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If you’re doing a unit on ants, this would be a fun addition to your program. It’s the story of an ant that goes on a little adventure. It’s geared toward younger children as older kids may feel it’s a bit anticlimactic. It’s full of ant puns and cute, “antastic” turn of phrase. The illustrations are cute and textured.
It’s a very pretty book.
Thank you for the eARC!

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Addie the ant takes you on a little adventure meeting friends of all insects along the way to the other side of the garden. This book is wonderfully written and stands out to children who love ants. My little one kept shouting "I love it! I love it!" I could tell a lot of work went into the detailed drawings of each page down to the tiniest insect.

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PSuch a lovely book!! Kids will love the beautiful pictures and all the bugs!! The story is very cute!

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This was so cute! You’re following Addie Ant on her first solo adventure! She’s very comfortable in her tomato bed community but has decided to wander over to the watermelon and sunflower bed across the garden!
She meets many equally as adorable insects on her mission and eats adorably illustrated fruits and vegetables!
I LOVED it! The art and the personification of the insects really make it!

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I received an electronic ARC from Chronicle Books through NetGalley.
The artwork is charming with an old fashioned design. The story is simple - Addie decides to go visit a different part of the garden and see friends. This is not an easy feat for an ant. She sets out and learns that it is okay to ask for help along the way and to get home again. I appreciate the interactions and the light tone. However, the story does not flow smoothly especially when read aloud.

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A cute little book with beautiful illustrations

Addie Ant lives in the tomato bed with her aunts and she has always dreamed of traveling to the far side of the garden where the watermelons grew. One fine day, she takes a leap and starts her travel. The story tells us about her travel and what happened on the way.

My Thoughts
This is a fun little book which emphasizes that you can always rely on your friends for help. The illustrations are the one which is really top notch. Addie's eye lashes are so fab. The garden and the other supporting insects are so beautiful.
The only downside to this book is the use of really big words which I am not sure if kids aged 4- 6 would be able to grasp. I wish the author would have used simpler words or provided meanings as a subtext so it would help develop the young readers vocabulary
All in all, a good read

My rating : 4.25 rounded to 4

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My lovely nanny kid and I found ourselves fully immersed in Addie Ant’s adventure! We often refer to our own outings as adventures so it fit right in to our lifestyle. All the characters prompted my little into asking questions about the various insects. The drawings were phenomenal with setting the scene!

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I just finished this children's picture book Addie Ant Goes on an Adventure. I love the illustrations!! They enhance the sweet story. Addie is an adorable ant and her adventure is picture perfect. Thank you #netgalley for the advanced copy of #addieantgoesonanadventure
This will be a smash hit for children of all ages.

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In Addie Ant Goes on an Adventure, Maren Morris has written her first children’s book. Addie Ant lived in the bottom of a tomato bed with her aunt Gertie and aunt Zelda. But she longed to travel across the garden and visit the area behind the shed. It is filled with watermelons and sunflowers. She meets some fun characters such as Lewis Ladybug. She was warned about the gardener’s hen, Harriet Chicken. He would often mistake critters as corn. She makes her way to the watermelons and sunflowers and is taken back from the beautiful scenery and adventure.


I would recommend this awesome book to anyone who has children aged 1-7. I loved how this book educated kids on the importance of ants and how they help plants and the ecosystem in the garden or the rainforest. This book is a fun little adventure book about nature and how ants probably have a quest daily in the environment. This book is a little different from what I thought Maren Morris would have written. I’m guessing she wrote it for son. It didn’t have a lot of music or lyric references like I thought at first it would have coming from a hit songwriter. It was still a fun adventure for children to partake on. The illustration was breathtaking and children will enjoy watching the adventure unfold.





"I received this book free from Chronicle Books for my honest review.”

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Thank you to NetGalley and the publisher for providing me with this book in exchange for my review! All opinions are my own.

I had no clue Maren Morris wrote a book for children. She should definitely write more in the future. She is an entertaining author (probably because she also writes such great songs!). This book reminded me of the "Miss Spider" series that was popular when I was a kid, and it also reminded me slightly of Eric Carle's books for children about insects too. I loved the illustrations, they were very eye-catching. I think this book could definitely hold children's attention. I like that it will also be a way to educate children about insects and nature. This is very important to teach children about from a very young age. I would buy this book if my friends or a family member were to have a baby. It was sweet and darling. I really enjoyed it, even though I am not the target audience!




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This book was super cute and had amazing illustrations that perfectly encased what the world of an ant would look like. The writing included very descriptive details of the setting and plot. The dialogue between some of the characters felt off but overall this is a great book to read with your children

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