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The Secret Life of Bees Moira Butterfield

The Secret Life of Bees By Moira Butterfield

The Secret Life of Bees by Moira Butterfield


£9.00
New RRP £12.99
Condition - Very Good
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Summary

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.

The Secret Life of Bees Summary

The Secret Life of Bees: Meet the bees of the world, with Buzzwing the honeybee: Volume 2 by Moira Butterfield

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 hardworking 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
  • How bees can thrive in the city
  • Bee folk tales from around the world
With things to search for and find throughout, tips for making your own environment welcoming to bees and even a poetry-writing exercise, The Secret Life of Bees is brimming with reasons to admire and respect the hardworking honeybee.

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.

The Secret Life of Bees Reviews

Engaging bee facts combine with stories and folk tales in this beautiful non-fiction guide narrated by Buzzwing the honey bee. -- Fiona Noble * The Bookseller *
There is so much to be learned about bees in these pages, showing just how fascinating their 'secret' lives are. * NSTBA *
'What a lovely, thoughtful book The Secret Life of Bees is [...] a book children will want to linger with.' * Books For Topics *

About Moira Butterfield

Moira Butterfield is an internationally-published children's book author. Her work includes picture books, board books, fiction and highly-commended non-fiction books that seek to spark a child's imagination about our world. She studied literature and has lived in and travelled to many places across the world. She currently lives in Bath, UK, with her family, where she loves to cycle, sew and sing.

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.

Additional information

GOR011766129
9780711260498
0711260494
The Secret Life of Bees: Meet the bees of the world, with Buzzwing the honeybee: Volume 2 by Moira Butterfield
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Aurum Press
2021-04-20
48
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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