Quantcast
Aug 062012
 

An Olympian ant caps the throne of chronos

An Olympian ant caps the throne of chronos, dismantling her world and staring at the pieces.

• Eastern black carpenter ant | Camponotus pennsylvanicus

Share on social media:

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedintumblr
Rick Lieder

Rick Lieder

Painter and photographer Rick Lieder has been creating fine art and conceptual illustration for many years. His art has appeared on award-winning novels ranging from mysteries and science fiction, to books based on the X-Files TV series, to Newbery Award-winning books for children, A Single Shard and Princess Academy. His work has been published widely in magazines and online (Orion, Natural History Magazine and others), and by HarperCollins, Random House, Simon & Shuster and Farrar, Straus & Giroux and more. Recently he has concentrated on a body of work centering on ordinary backyard wildlife. These photographs capture the unique qualities of light interacting with the natural world, including luminous photographs of honey bees and small birds in flight, glowing fireflies mating and hovering over twilight fields, mosquitoes with a belly full of blood, and new-born praying mantis nymphs emerging from their egg cases. STEP GENTLY OUT is his new nature picture book for all ages, a collaboration between painter and photographer Rick Lieder and novelist and poet Helen Frost. Three starred reviews from Kirkus, Publisher's Weekly and Booklist. Kirkus Reviews has selected Step Gently Out as one of four outstanding poetry titles for children to be featured on the Kirkus website for National Poetry Month, along with an interview. A website with all the news, reviews and up-to-date information for the book, plus a book trailer: http://bugdreams.com/sgo/

Leave a Comment

  One Response to “Olympian Ant”

 Leave a Reply

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>


Top-Viewed Posts Last 30 Days

  1. » POLL: Should the annual Canadian seal hunt be banned? [8081 Views]
  2. » Wildlife Photo Adventure in Costa Rica! [6113 Views]
  3. » Wild Tigers of India – in Battle! [4077 Views]
  4. » POLL: Is it time to close our zoos? [3270 Views]
  5. » POLL: Should orcas and dolphins be kept in captivity? [1971 Views]
  6. Animals Rule Chernobyl 30 Years After Nuclear Disaster – [1283 Views]
  7. Master of the Sky: Owl versus Wolf – [1227 Views]
  8. More Bald Eagles Have Died Mysteriously – [1096 Views]
  9. POLL: Should the lynx be rewilded in the UK? – [1063 Views]
  10. POLL: Should the badger cull in the UK be stopped? – [1015 Views]

Top-Viewed Posts Last 12 Months

  1. » POLL: Should the annual Canadian seal hunt be banned? [15267 Views]
  2. POLL: Should lion canned hunting be banned? » [14291 Views]
  3. POLL: Should hare coursing be banned in Ireland? » [9906 Views]
  4. POLL: Should the Faroe Islands’ whale slaughter be allowed to continue? » [8091 Views]
  5. POLL: Should wildlife hunting contests be permitted in Idaho? » [7788 Views]
  6. POLL: Should Africa’s poachers be shot on sight? » [6724 Views]
  7. » Wildlife Photo Adventure in Costa Rica! [6140 Views]
  8. POLL: Should the slaughter of wolves in British Columbia be banned? » [5891 Views]
  9. » POLL: Should ‘canned’ lion hunting be banned? [5683 Views]
  10. POLL: Should grouse shooting on highland estates be banned? | [5394 Views]