UnBEElievables: Honeybee Poems and Paintings

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Beach Lane Books, Mar 6, 2012 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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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.

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As usual, I love the illustrations. - Goodreads
The illustrations in this book are creatively done. - Goodreads
What I like most about this collection is the factoids. - Goodreads

Review: UnBEElievables: Honeybee Poems and Paintings

User Review  - Irina Ryabyy - Goodreads

This poetry book is a collection of poems about bees and the various roles that bees have. It talks about different types of bees and what they use and make and other things related to bees. It also ... Read full review

Review: UnBEElievables: Honeybee Poems and Paintings

User Review  - Brittany Martz - Goodreads

I really like this poetry book because it includes both a poem and an informational piece about bees on every page. The book is not only cute and creative, but it includes a lot of information that ... Read full review

About the author (2012)

Douglas Florian is the creator of many celebrated picture books, including Poetrees; Dinothesaurus, which received four starred reviews; Comets, Stars, the Moon, and Mars, a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year and Horn Book Fanfare List selection; and Bow Wow Meow Meow, winner of the Gryphon Award and a Parents Magazine Best Book of the Year. He lives with his family in New York.

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