The Bee Book

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Explore the secret world of bees: how they live, how they work, how they support each other and their hive. 

DK's The Bee Book is a wonderful introduction to the humble honeybee: nature's hardest worker, and much more than just a provider of honey! Bees are incredibly industrious, brilliant at building, super social, and--most importantly--responsible for a third of every mouthful of food you eat! Find out how bees talk to one another, what it takes to become a queen bee, what the life of a worker bee is like, and more. The contents include bee anatomy, types of bee, hives, colonies, pollination, making honey, and more. Discover just how much they matter, why they are declining, and what you can do to help!

From School Library Journal

K-Gr 2—How many honey bees does it take to make just one teaspoon of honey? How many eyes does a honeybee have? Why do we need bees to pollinate flowers? And, most importantly, what would we do without the honeybees? Milner easily answers these questions and many more in this fabulous title about nature's hardest worker—the honeybee. She seamlessly weaves amazing facts about bees into a discussion on their significance to our everyday lives and what we can do to help save them from disappearing. From the vintage-looking front cover to the playful artwork on the inside pages, Millner's illustrations will delight readers of all ages. This is perfect for adults and children to read together, especially to ignite conversations about the role bees play in food production and how we can help these incredible creatures. VERDICT An excellent addition for libraries of all sizes and a must-read for young people who are ready to do their part to save the amazing honeybee.—Joy Poynor, Farmington Public Library, AR

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