Honeybee Poems and Paintings

Book - 2012
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The buzz is big for Douglas Florian's new poetry collection about the unBEElieveably unique lives of honeybees--and the vital role they play in our ecosystem.

Come inside the honeycomb--a busy, buzzy, bee-filled home--and learn about the unexpected wonders of these tiny insects' lifestyles, families, and communities. In fourteen funny, fact-filled honeybee poems and paintings, Douglas Florian explores the natural history of these often-unappreciated critters, revealing them to be a totally cool--and totally important--part of our ecosystem. Indeed, these buzzy bugs have been in the spotlight lately as wild bee populations are dwindling, honey prices are rising, and beekeeping has become a popular hobby.
Publisher: New York : Beach Lane Books, 2012.
ISBN: 9781442426528
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,28 cm.
Alternative Title: Unbelievables


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Nov 13, 2019

A delightful book with very cute, but informative, poems and super-cool art. Putting it on my list of books for gifts.

Mar 31, 2016

I love this story and always have a blast when I share it with my preschool friends. Sometimes we read it cover to cover, and sometimes we skip to our favorite poems and paintings. This book is a brilliant way to provoke or build on interest in bees and has inspired countless activities, explorations, and art projects in my classrooms. Especially paper crown and wing making for dramatic play, and a combo math/art honeycomb drawing project.

LMcShaneCLE Apr 27, 2013

Lovely, whimsical paintings and poems - with content to boot. BUY it :) Support and artist and a POET!

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