The Honeybee and the Robber: A Moving/picture Book

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Philomel Books, 1981 - Bears - 16 pages
Bzzzz! goes the honeybee as it leaves the hive, sipping nectar from aflower, flying away from a hungry bird, frolicking with a butterfly until it's time to returnhome to work in the hive. But outside lurks a robber bear, and it's up to the little bee tosave the dayoand the hive! Featuring the classic paper collage illustrations that his fans adoreoplus six full-color spreads with moving pictures, pop-ups, and pull tabsothis appealing, interactivebook teaches all about the honeybee in simple pictures and in detailed notes at the end ofthe book that are just right for sharing with children.

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About the author (1981)

Eric Carle is an award-winning, children's picture book author and illustrator whose most recognized work is The Very Hungry Caterpillar Board Book. Carle was born to German parents in 1929 in Syracuse, New York. The family returned to Germany in 1935, moving to a suburb of Stuttgart. Carle disliked high school, quitting at the age of 16 before graduation. He was admitted as the youngest student to the Akademie der bildenden Kunste, an art school. After finishing at the Akademie, he worked as a poster designer for the U.S. Information Center in Germany until 1952, when he moved back to New York City. He was a graphic designer at the New York Times and later worked as an art director at L.W. Frohlich & Co. In 1963, Bill Martin, Jr. saw a poster of a red lobster that Carle had designed and asked him to illustrate Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, thus launching his freelance career. Among his many children's books are Dream Snow, Hello, Red Fox, The Very Clumsy Click Beetle, and Pancakes, Pancakes! His title The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse made Publisher's Weekly Best Seller List for 2011. His title Brown Bear Brown Bear What to You See? made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2012. In 2015 he made The New Zealand Best Seller List with Love from the Very Hungry Caterpillar.

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