Jinny Johnson - Being a Bee - Hachette Children's Group

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    • ISBN:9781526360595
    • Publication date:25 May 2017
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    • Publication date:14 Mar 2019

Being a Bee

By Jinny Johnson
Illustrated by Lucy Davey

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  • £12.99

Discover the secret life of bees, from queens to the waggle dance, hives to honey, beekeeping, and why bees need our help.

Buzzing from flower to flower, and making delicious honey to eat, bees have endless child appeal. But there's even more to bees than meets the eye... Buzz into Being a Bee to discover more about this incredible insect.

Children will love learning about life in the hive, bee families, and how older bees work together to look after and raise baby bees. They can find out about beekeeping, how and why bees make honey, and how they dance to communicate with other bees.

The book also gently introduces children to the idea of conservation - explaining why bees are in danger, the need to protect them, and all the ways we can help, from planting wild flowers to buying local honey.

Gentle engaging text, and bright, captivating artwork will ensure children finish the book as bee experts!

Biographical Notes

Jinny Johnson (Author)
Jinny Johnson is an established and successful writer of information books for children.

Lucy Davey (Illustrator)
Lucy Davey is a Bristol-based illustrator. Her clients include Grazia, the Guardian, Starbucks and Waitrose, among others.

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  • ISBN: 9781526360489
  • Publication date: 25 May 2017
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Wayland
This delightful information book is both beautiful and very informative, making it a great addition to the school library, particularly for KS2. — The School Librarian
We all know how important bees are to human life, and how their numbers are declining, so I am really pleased to see this lovely book which will educate children about bees in an enjoyable way ... this book teaches children a great deal. — Parents In Touch