Fables de la Fontaine. Book in Progress (post 19) by Elsa Mora | May 4, 2011 | Blog, Books | 22 comments HELP!! Somebody help me carry this giant strawberry please!!! And don’t eat it please! I’m saving it for the Winter please!!! Love! La Hormiguita 🙂 Read Post 20 Start from the beginning FacebookTwitterPinterestTumblrEmailLinkedIn Related Subscribe To Our NewsletterJoin our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from our team. SUBSCRIBE! You have Successfully Subscribed! 22 Comments Peggy Beck on May 4, 2011 at 7:32 am I have been away from your blog for awhile but I am back and loving everything I see. Your hand with the flowers in white is stunningly gorgeous and your insects are so playful and fun. I missed you and won’t stay away so long next time. Reply Elsita :) on May 4, 2011 at 7:38 am Thanks a lot Peggy! So great to see you 🙂 Reply Claudia Liliana/rasamalai on May 4, 2011 at 8:14 am Muy lindas! Se me antoja la fresa! (en serio, tengo sed!) Reply Donna on May 4, 2011 at 9:00 am Is this a play on life? The lady ant planning away and working for the future? Sometimes it seems like that is the way real life is. I love her and the strawberry looks so juicy and sweet! Yum, Yum. Reply Janet M on May 4, 2011 at 9:24 am I love the expressive looks on the faces of the ant and the grasshopper. Everything in this book is so adorable. Reply Betty on May 4, 2011 at 10:09 am Hi, Elsita. I am so happy to see the ant represented! I always say (joke really) I was an ant in my past life because all this life I’ve been shlepping things around–laundry (huge Hefties full), groceries (8 at a time on the bus to bring home for Thanksgiving feasting!), furniture, boxes of documents and files at work, etc., etc. I always try to be careful not to step on ants! Thanks for everything and another bright morning! Best wishes from Chicago 🙂 Reply Betty on May 4, 2011 at 10:12 am Oh and one more thing the strawberry reminds me of–carrying my son on my back (he was 3 years old and heavy even tho cute as a strawberry!). Good luck on the book– I’m excited to have your wonderful art to stare at on paper! Reply Jamie on May 4, 2011 at 10:31 am I have a great affinity for bugs so I think these two charming characters are my favorite so far. The itty-bitty flowers they each have are perfect embellishments. You are such an inspiration! Reply elizabeth on May 4, 2011 at 11:54 am Oh you are so funny. For a second I thought something was really wrong with you, LOL. She is really drop gorgeous and the strawberry is a delight, wish I could take a bite. Have fun you, I’ll see you soon. Reply diana on May 4, 2011 at 12:43 pm I just came back from your link to Wikipedia. Aren’t ants unbelievable creatures?! I must say this little Miss Hormiga still manages to look adorable (with a fresh flower behind her feeler!)while working so hard. Can’t wait to see the Ant and the Grasshopper together in their “theater”! Reply Shelley Noble on May 4, 2011 at 9:09 pm Oh! So sweeeet! You talent is amazing. Reply Colleen (bcharmer) on May 4, 2011 at 10:00 pm I love your aunt and that she has a flower behind her ear. Sometimes I think that if I spend a few extra minutes to “spruce myself up” that it makes my work seem less hard. Maybe your ant feels this way, too! Reply Gina Purlia Johnson on May 4, 2011 at 11:02 pm I love her body language, “I can carry this enormous strawberry and look oh so cute and stylish while doing so”. This is what she is saying to me! 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