The first book in a series, The Bakers' Patio introduces the reader to the imaginary world of an ant colony. The colony lives under the brick patio of an older couple whose children have grown and moved away. With the lack of activity in the backyard, the colony is thriving. In order for the colony to function, everyone must chip in. The Bakers' Patio will introduce you to the various characters and how the colony survives a potentially life-threatening situation.