Synopses & Reviews
Follow the flight of a honey bee as she searches for nectar to sustain her hive and, along the way, pollinates flowers to produce seeds and fruits.
A tiny honey bee emerges from the hive for the first time. Using sunlight, landmarks, and scents to remember the path, she goes in search of pollen and nectar to share with the thousands of other bees in her hive. She uses her powerful sense of smell to locate the flowers that sustain her, avoids birds that might eat her, and returns home to share her finds with her many sisters. Nature lovers and scientists-to-be are invited to explore the fascinating life of a honey bee.
Back matter includes information about protecting bees and an index.
About the Author
Raymond Huber has been a social worker, gardener, primary school teacher, lecturer, writer, and editor. He lives in New Zealand.
Brian Lovelock is a scientist and painter who recently ventured into the world of book illustration with Roadwork, an award-winning picture book. He lives in New Zealand.