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Statementcollected and compiled by Oscar and Marjorie Stockwell.
ContributionsStockwell, Oscar.
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LC ClassificationsMLCS 89/15356 (D)
The Physical Object
Pagination135 p. :
Number of Pages135
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Open LibraryOL1818842M
LC Control Number89826964

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THE ANT AND THE ELEPHANT is a great little story by Vince Poscente that represents the struggles between our conscious mind (the ant) and our subconscious mind (the elephant).

Late in the book (in the afterword), Poscente explains that in one second of time the conscious mind uses some 2 thousand neurons, but the subconscious mind in the same /5(94).

Having seen too many books focused on what a problem or solution is and too few focused on how to solve the problem, Poscente, with his trademark wit, wisdom and steely resolve, created "The Ant and the Elephant ­ Leadership for the Self: A Parable and Five.

This book is written as a story of an ant and an elephant in a desert with a wise teacher guiding the ant to learn and work with the elephant, guiding it in the process.

I loved the simple way in which the author has conveyed the 5 important steps A brilliant book that talks about the working of our conscious and subconscious mind/5. Vince Poscente is an author, a speaker, and a former ski racer.

“The Ant and the Elephant Summary” “The Ant and the Elephant” is a story about the ant Adir and the elephant Elgo, that live in a time of drought, and water and food shortages. Adir is blown away far from his ant colony by a strong wind, and while in despair, he hears about a heavenly oasis.

“The Ant and the Elephant” is another classic children’s book from Bill Peet that details the power of friendship. In this tale, a small ant gets in trouble when he /5. “The Ant and the Elephant” A powerful storm blows Adir the ant far from his colony.

He fears he will never see his friends again and wonders where he is. A churlish crow visits Adir when he is in the depths of despair, eats the ant’s hard-earned food, tells him about an oasis and flies away, refusing to say where this haven might be.

After re-reading The Ant and the Elephant last week to write the review, I found some quotes from the book that shook me up and made me think. These quotes are another reason that the book is worth reading and buying from Amazon so I thought I would share them with you.

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A Wall Street Journal Top 10 Nonfiction Book of A Publishers Weekly Best Book of A Shelf Awareness Best Book of "Ants Among Elephants is an arresting, affecting and ultimately enlightening is quite possibly the most striking work of non-fiction set in India since Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo, and heralds the arrival of a formidable new writer."Reviews: The elephant is the kindest animal in the jungle, rescuing the giraffe, lion, and rhino, but who will return the favor when the elephant needs help.

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He rescues the lion, the giraffe and the rhino when they need help. Teachers. Teachers Home Lessons and Ideas Books and Authors Top Teaching Blog Teacher's Tool Kit Student Activities The Teacher Store Book Clubs The Ant and the Elephant. By Bill Peet, Bill Peet.

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Today, we are going to be reading Bill Peet’s “The Ant and the Elephant.” Within the pages of this wonderfully illustrate book, we are going to look at the problem, the solution to the problem, and how characters influence the story.

The long trek is risky. Elephant calves are blinded by the sand and must follow their mothers by sound alone. As the animals reach the Okavango, so does water. Rain that fell a thousand miles away funnels into the swampy delta. The birds are the first to arrive at. Vince Poscente’s book The Ant and the Elephant is not your typical self-transformation manual.

Rather it’s a beautiful parable with the plan of self-leadership embedded in it. The characters of this parable – Adir the Ant, Elgo the Elephant and Brio the wise Owl – are adorable and engaging. The bird narrated the whole incident to her friend ant. The ant was very angry to see her friend’s condition.

She promised her friend to teach a lesson to that cruel elephant and then she quickly went to find that elephant.

When the ant saw the cruel elephant, she said “You cruel elephant, you don’t have any right to spoil somebody’s life. "The Ant and the Elephant is a wonderful allegory which makes it both easy to read and very powerful.

Unlike some of the “Think and it Shall Be” junk that exists in the self-help realm, this book provides practical steps for the personal development process. Number of Character: 3Most suitable for ages: About this StoryThis is a simple tale of an arrogant Elephant and a self-respecting Ant.

While this is an original story, there actually exist many versions of similar stories of arrogant elephants. In some of these stories, animals get together to kill the elephant by making it drown in a swamp, in others elephants are convinced by the Mice to.

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From Dumbo to Dalmatians, Bill Peet was one of Walt Disney's greatest. Get this from a library. The ant and the elephant. [Bill Peet; Houghton, Mifflin and Company,] -- Of all the animals the elephant rescues, only the tiny ant returns the favor.

The elephant is the kindest animal in the jungle, rescuing the giraffe, lion, and rhino, but who will return the favor. The elephant started to cry and begged sorry to the ant. “I hope now you understand how others feel when you hurt them” said the ant. “Yes, I do. Yes, I do” cried the elephant and pleaded the ant to come out.

The ant took pity on the elephant and came out of his trunk. From that day onward, the elephant never troubled any animals. 'An elephant's trunk is a truly remarkable organ, but also appears to be their Achilles heel when it comes to squaring off with an angry ant colony.' The idea that elephants were afraid of mice.

The elephant shouted in pain but the ant kept biting him. The elephant started to cry and said sorry to the tiny ant. The ant said, “This is how it feels when you hurt others!” The ant took pity on the elephant and came out of his trunk. The elephant was very happy. That is how the elephant learned the lesson of his life.

A David and Goliath story is playing out on the African savanna, where tree-loving ants are fending off herds of tree-hungry elephants, proving that - in nature - size and strength don't always. An ant and an elephant share a night of romance. The next morning the ant wakes up and the elephant is dead.

"Shit!" says the ant. "One night of passion and I will spend the rest of my life digging a grave!" Vote: share joke. Joke has % from 13 votes. More jokes about: animal. The Ant and the Elephant Presentation *(Downloadable Product) Our Price: $ Enhance the Ant and the Elephant experience in your organization with this complete and cost-effective companion presentation piece.

All the main concepts and ideas in the book are summarized and outlined in this professionally produced PowerPoint presentation. Our ant is the intentional part of the brain, but our elephant is the instinctual, impulsive part of the brain that houses emotions and memories and even guides the body to perform vital functions.

While we tend to know our conscious minds- our ants -rather well, we often overlook the power of our elephantine subconscious minds. The ant left his slippers outside the temple. One fine morning, an ant goes off to the market on his new motorbike. On the way there, he meets an elephant who asks him for a ride to the market.

The ant says, okay, hop on, and they're on their way to the market. A little while later, they come across another elephant who also wants a lift to the. The creator of whimsical fantasies featuring a bevy of lifelike and lovable creatures, Bill Peet consistently combined excellant storytelling with enduring illustrations, becoming one of the most popular picture book creators of our time.

Read the story of the Elephant and the ant and their adventures with the jungle animals. The Ant and the Elephant () by Bill Peet. The ant kept prancing. The elephant sent other animals to warn its passenger that it was getting impatient but the ant was too drunk with the spirit of owambe to care.

It even told the elephant to. 10 Elephant and Piggie Books for Your Classroom Library. Early readers learn about the ups and downs and ins and outs of friendship with unlikely best friends, Gerald and Piggie.

Grades. PreK - 2. Gerald is careful. Piggie is not. Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can. But Gerald and Piggie are best friends. They may be tiny, but ants can bring giant elephants down to their knees, according to a new study that reveals that elephants in the savannah have good reason to be scared of the tiny insects.

A Wall Street Journal Top 10 Nonfiction Book of A Publishers Weekly Best Book of A Shelf Awareness Best Book of "Ants Among Elephants is an arresting, affecting and ultimately enlightening is quite possibly the most striking work of non-fiction set in India since Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo, and heralds the arrival of a formidable new writer.".

I realized this morning that I was paying too much attention to the ants, and I missed the elephant right in front of me. In the video, I talk about how Forrest tells us that Olga has a bathtub that is just 36″ long.

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The author, Vince Poscente is a business strategist. With no previous racing experience, he reached the gold medal qualification round of the Olympic speed-skiing competition, just four years after deciding to compete.The Ant and the Elephant was adapted into an on-stage family musical.

The play was adapted by the creators of The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley. Reception Book. A review by Elephanteria Library Books About Elephants includes, "Good illustrations; look like pencil and/or pastel work.

Lesson in helping and showing gratitude.

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