The Bee Book by Charlotte Milner

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The Bee Book is a beautifully illustrated book, filled with whimsical imagery, fun facts and engaging content about bees.

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Title: The Bee Book
Author:
Charlotte Milner
Published By: Dorling Kindersley, 2018
ISBN: 978-1-465-46553-5
Pages:
48

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The Bee Book

The Bee Book is written in an easy-to-follow format where each topic is introduced by asking a simple question.

The playful illustrations included in The Bee Book will engage your young readers to learn more about bees.

You will find adorable bees cleaning house with dusters, bees fixing honey combs with little hammers, the Queen bee wearing her gold crown and bees wearing cute pink tutus.

The questions answered in The Bee Book are:

  • What is a honeybee?
  • Where does honey come from?
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  • What’s happening in the hive?
  • What makes bees so bee-rilliant?
  • What is pollination?
  • Why do we need pollination?
  • How is a worker honeybee born?
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  • Who is queen bee?
  • How do honeybees talk to each other?
  • What is a swarm?
  • Who eats honeybees?
  • So what’s the sting in the tail?
  • Why are there fewer bees around?
  • What would we do without bees?
  • Why do we need to help the bees?
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  • What can you do to help them?

The Bee Book also introduces the following topics:

  • There are around 20,000 different species of bees.

Bees can be found all over the world, except in Antarctica. Some different types of bees which are discussed include: Wallace’s Giant Bee, Dwarf Bees, Killer Bees, Japanese Honeybees, Bumblebees and Honeybees.

  • The Bee’s Knees.

This section explores the anatomy of the bee.

  • We love honeybees, and we love honey.

How honey is made.

  • And there’s a lot more to know about the honeybee.

Discover more about the life of a honeybee.

  • Have a bee-friendly garden.
  • The bee all and end all.
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The Bee Book also contains step-by-step instructions to teach you how to make a Bee Hotel and how to develop a bee-friendly garden.

I found The Bee Book to be a charming book. I love the fun illustrations and the way the book answers questions and makes it easy to have a conversation with your child about bees and why the are so important to our world. This is a beautiful book about bees.

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8 Comments

  1. What a cute book for little ones to learn about bees, and have learning and reading times together with another reader.

  2. Our bees are in desperate need for our help. This book would be a great source to learn about bees and their environment for me and my grandchildren.
    “Save the Bees!”

  3. I love the simple but descriptive design of the Bee book. Interesting and informative for people of all ages.

  4. For young and old, I love how this book explanes how necessary bees are for our environment.

  5. I love “The Bee Book!” I’ve been looking for a book to give to my great-grands so they can learn how beneficial bees are to our world. The illustrations are wonderful! After reading the book review, I know I’ve found the perfect book for them and maybe one for me too!

  6. This is something my 6 year old would love. She LOVES learning about animals.