The Beeman



Told from the viewpoint of a child whose Grandpa is a beekeeper, this rhyming text offers an accessible and engaging introduction to the behavior of bees, including: where they live, how honey is made, and what a beekeeper does. Children will love learning about the vital role of bees in the ecosystem, and will be delighted to find a delicious muffin recipe on the final page!
The book is written by Laurie Krebs
http://www.lauriekrebs.com
She lives in Virginia and
her husband is a beekeeper. The Beeman is illustrated by
Valeria Cis who lives in Argentina and has immersed herself in the world of bees while working on The Beeman.
http://www.valeriacis.com.ar
The book is full of fun, full color illustrations. While ages 6-10 can read the book alone, you'll find ages 4-8 reading it together.
Recent praise:
“This charming book is visually enticing and just plain fun to read... The text conveys facts, but at the same time captures a larger understanding of and appreciation for nature.”-School Library Journal
“This cozy intergenerational story will delight young readers as it educates them on these industrious insects.”-ForeWord Magazine
Discover the fascinating world of beekeeping in this playful introduction to the way bees live and work. I can tell you that once upon a time, my husband and I were beekeepers. And yes, the rewards were very sweet, indeed!

http://www.lauriekrebs.com/Pages/The%20Beeman.html

Did I mention that Grandma's Muffin Recipe is in the back of the book? Yes, but what kind of muffins? Read the book, read deeper about bee keeping and then search for the recipe. You'll be glad you did!
This item will be in stock 8/30th:
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