The Secret Life of Bees

Meet the bees of the world, with Buzzwing the honeybee

Moira Butterfield, illustrated by Vivian Mineker
AUD $24.99

Listen to tiny tales from Buzzwing the hard-working honeybee. Combining non-fiction with a splash of fantasy, The Secret Life of Bees is a book to get lost in, time and again.

Follow Buzzwing the honeybee on a beautifully illustrated journey through the world of bees filled with amazing science and intriguing folklore.Welcome to my honey hive home. It's where I live with my family. I'm small and fuzzy and striped black and gold.

I'm Buzzwing the hard-working honeybee! Did you know that bees love to dance? Or that they have an amazing sense of smell to help them find the best flowers? In The Secret Life of Bees, Buzzwing shares with you all the details of her life as a bee, in and out of the hive, starting with the day she was born. Learn the secrets of this worker bee's tiny world, including:

• The bee life cycle
• Bee anatomy
• How bees collect nectar and make honey
• What happens inside the hive
• The different types of bees
• Why bees are so important to humans
• Bee folk tales from around the world

Sumptuous and detailed illustrations have pride of place in this magical guide to bees that mixes natural history with a splash of fantasy - a book to be pored over time and again.

Author bio:

Moira Butterfield has written numerous childrens books, including award-winning work for under-5s, highly commended historical, science and natural history non-fiction. Moira lives in Bath.Vivian Mineker is a Taiwanese American from Taipei and Portland, currently working out of Ljubljana, Slovenia. Her interest in art began at a young age, using drawing to express herself and her inner imaginary world. She uses watercolour, coloured pencil and digital processes to create a blend of traditional texture with a modern look and feel. She is the proud owner of a mini goldendoodle, called Darlie.

Category: Children’s & educational
ISBN: 9780711260498
Publisher: Quarto UK
Imprint: Words & Pictures
Pub Date: May 2021
Page Extent: 48
Format: Hard Cover
Age: 7 - 11
Subject: Animal stories (Children's / Teenage)