Genevieve Spence Shares the Adventures of a Boy Who Loves to Count

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Colorful children’s book broadens the imagination and inspires children to explore their world

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In this colorful and exhilarating children’s book titled Ajani and the Giant Ant Hill, children will be delighted by a short story of a young and inquisitive boy who loves to explore the world around him. Written by author Genevieve Spence, this book engages children to read, thus broadening their sense of imagination and enhancing their mind’s knowledge with various simple words that will gradually develop their vocabulary.

Ajani one day comes across a giant ant hill. His interest piques as he sees little ants of various colors. Excited at this sight, he begins to count the little crawlers one by one. A few moments later, the tiny fellows begin scampering into various directions as an anteater approaches. With his quick-thinking skills, Ajani begins to find ingenious ways of protecting his tiny new friends by throwing rocks at the anteater. To speed up the ants’ journey, the little boy places a twig that bridges them towards the top of the hill.

With colorful pictures, a creative and exciting plot and easy-to-understand texts, this wonderful read will inspire children to discover their surroundings and learn from the experience just like the young Ajani.

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About the Author
Genevieve Spence is a retired high school English teacher. She has a Ph.D. in Education Administration and is TEFL certified. She has two children and four grandchildren. Seeing the need for more reading in families and among young children, Spence decided to use her knowledge and expertise to pen books for youngsters. Her inspiration for this book is her youngest grandson Ajani, who challenges her to read to him daily and assist him in gaining better reading skills. His energy and curiosity is the catalyst for this work, hence, this is dedicated to him.

Ajani and the Giant Ant Hill * by Genevieve Spence
Publication Date: December 23, 2011
Picture Book; $15.99; 24 pages; 978-1-4691-4272-2

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