UnBEElievables: Honeybee Poems and Paintings by Douglas Florian
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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Imaginative and informatiive, with wordplay, and plenty of bee puns BEEtween the covers, as well as an accurate BEEbliography, this one is a winner. The clever poems are printed BEEside a paragraph filled with BEE facts: For instance, all male bees are called Drones, are genetically brothers, are stingless and cannot defend the hive or forage for food. Here's the beginning of the poem DRONE: BROTHER! Yo, BROTHER! Bee-have in your hive! Hey DRONE! Don't MOAN! Don't GROAN! And don't JIVE!
This book brings together classic works of art and much-loved quotations from poetry and prose,
to celebrate these elusive creatures of the land of 'faery'. A beautiful gift anthology to keep or give away.
What do you like about autumn?Flying kites?Apple picking?Trick or treat?Frisbee flicking?What do you not like
about autumn?Back to school?Winds that gust?Bare trees?Rains that rust?This collection of poems and paintings welcomes fall with all the crisp energy of a joyful tumbling ...
Discover animal opposites in this playful board book by award-winning author Douglas Florian.Bears are big.
Bees are small.Shrews are short. Giraffes are tall.In this fun, rhyming story by award-winning author Douglas Florian, little ones can meet pairs of animals and ...
This book is full of dinosaurs, Both carnivores and herbivores. You’ll find a big Iguanodon,
As well as clever Tro-o-don. There’s Spinosaurus and T. rex, Plus plesiosaurs with GIANT necks . . . Step back in time in this fossil-filled ...
Discover what these animals do in this playful board book by award-winning author Douglas Florian.Flamingos
fly. Sailfish swim.Monkeys swing on a jungle gym!Discover what different animals do in this fun, rhyming story by award-winning author Douglas Florian! Animals include flying ...
Pull out your pencils! Everyone’s an artist in this lively and inspiring picture book full
of wit, whimsy, and wacky imagination…and dragons, of course!Dragons of all shapes and sizes are on display in this high-flying how-to picture book from celebrated ...
“Mosquitoes are thin./Mosquitoes are rude./They feast on your skin/For take-out food.” Children will delight in
the playful language and hilarious illustrations while they learn about twenty-one insects that will bug or beguile them. From swooping dragonflies and twirling whirligig beetles ...
Karate KidsOne was a black belt. One was a brown. One had a loose belt;
His pants fell down. Silly, irreverent, and always clever, these poems showcase Douglas Florian’s talent for creating outrageously entertaining verse. More than 150 witty poems ...