Minecraft Adventures B2G1 Free
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Original Essays | August 24, 2015

    Ellen Urbani: IMG Like Every Other Survivor



    Note: Join us at Powell's City of Books on Saturday, August 29, for an author event with Ellen Urbani. I have an uncommon penchant for aligning... Continue »
    1. $11.17 Sale Trade Paper add to wish list

      Landfall

      Ellen Urbani 9780988265776

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$16.99
New Hardcover
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Available for In-store Pickup
in 7 to 12 days
Qty Store Section
10 Remote Warehouse Children's Animals- Animal Stories- Insects and Spiders

This title in other editions

Bee & Me

by

Bee & Me Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Ages 4 and up.

When a young boy discovers a bee trapped in his bedroom he hides for fear of being stung. But when the amiable bee frantically explains all that bees do, the boy comes to understand how good things come in different packages: "Bees make honey. That much we know. Bees also spread pollen, which makes all things grow." 

The subject of honeybees' mysterious dwindling population throughout the world has been a growing concern in the news in recent years. Bee and Me brings the critical importance of bees to light for young children through the innovative, full color process of ANIMOTION in an engaging story of friendship and understanding. Bee and Me will charm readers while providing valuable information about how important bees are to sustainable agriculture. Bee and Me is sure to fascinate, entertain and engage readers of all ages.

Features:

* Unique animated windows on almost every spread enhancing the action of the story.

The first time ever that such a technique has been applied in full color through the ANIMOTION process.

* Enchanting full color illustrations.

* Special appendix full of fun and important bee facts.

Review:

"A book that will draw inevitable — and not necessarily favorable — comparisons to Rufus Butler Seder's Gallop! and Swing!, this story boasts color pictures in inset panels that appear to move as the pages are turned. The animations — a dog chasing a bee, a daisy opening its petals — provide a 'wow' factor, but unexceptional rhyming verse and illustrations weigh down the project. An anthropomorphized honeybee is chased by a dog into a house, where she is trapped after a frightened boy shuts the window. The bee begs for his aid, explaining how bees help plants, trees and flowers grow ('And then from her eye came a big, shiny tear./ 'We just want to help but you all run in fear' '). The animated panels are not especially well integrated, and a list of facts about bees is at odds with the fanciful depictions of a four-legged bee with big blue eyes. Ages 4 — up." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)

Synopsis:

The mystery of the dwindling population of honeybees throughout the world has been a growing concern in recent years. This story brings the critical importance of bees to light for young children through the innovative process of Ani-Motion. Full color.

About the Author

 Elle J. McGuinness is a children's book author and lives in northern California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780740777349
Author:
Mcguinness, Elle J.
Publisher:
Accord Publishing
Illustrator:
Brown, Heather
Illustrator:
Cole, Jeff
Author:
Elle J. M
Author:
Brown, Heather
Author:
Cole, Jeff
Author:
cguinness
Subject:
Animals - General
Subject:
Bees
Subject:
Nature & the Natural World - Weather
Subject:
Animals - Insects Spiders etc.
Subject:
Nature & the Natural World - Environment
Subject:
Children s Animals-Animal Stories-Insects and Spiders
Subject:
Children s-Environmental Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
20081021
Binding:
BOARD BOOKS
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
28
Dimensions:
10 x 8 in 27.23 oz
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
08-12

Other books you might like

  1. D Is for Deadbeat (Kinsey Millhone... Used Mass Market $2.50
  2. C Is for Corpse (Kinsey Millhone... Used Mass Market $3.50

Related Subjects

Children's » Animals » Insects, Spiders, etc.
Children's » Board Books » General
Children's » Picture Books » Pop Ups
Children's » Pop Up Books
Children's » Sale Books
Children's » Science and Nature » Environmental Fiction
History and Social Science » Politics » General
Home and Garden » Gardening » Gardening for Children
Metaphysics » General
Metaphysics » Magic Witchcraft and Paganism
Religion » Comparative Religion » General
Science and Mathematics » Mathematics » Applied

Bee & Me New Hardcover
0 stars - 0 reviews
$16.99 In Stock
Product details 28 pages Accord Publishing, a Division of Andrews McMe - English 9780740777349 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "A book that will draw inevitable — and not necessarily favorable — comparisons to Rufus Butler Seder's Gallop! and Swing!, this story boasts color pictures in inset panels that appear to move as the pages are turned. The animations — a dog chasing a bee, a daisy opening its petals — provide a 'wow' factor, but unexceptional rhyming verse and illustrations weigh down the project. An anthropomorphized honeybee is chased by a dog into a house, where she is trapped after a frightened boy shuts the window. The bee begs for his aid, explaining how bees help plants, trees and flowers grow ('And then from her eye came a big, shiny tear./ 'We just want to help but you all run in fear' '). The animated panels are not especially well integrated, and a list of facts about bees is at odds with the fanciful depictions of a four-legged bee with big blue eyes. Ages 4 — up." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"Synopsis" by , The mystery of the dwindling population of honeybees throughout the world has been a growing concern in recent years. This story brings the critical importance of bees to light for young children through the innovative process of Ani-Motion. Full color.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

       
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.