Honeybees

Honeybees Cover

Honeybees

By Deborah Heiligman; Carla Golembe (Illustrator)

National Geographic Society, Paperback, 9781426301575, 31pp.

Publication Date: May 8, 2007

Description
How do bees make honey? Why are they so sweet on their queen? What hours do they work in their honey factories called hives? For all the buzz about honeybees, this Jump into Science title really is the bees' knees
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About the Author
Deborah Heiligman is the author of "Charles and Emma: The Darwins' Leap of Faith", a National Book Award finalist and winner of the YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults. She has written more than twenty books for children, most of them nonfiction. She graduated from Brown University, and started her writing career working for "Scholastic News Explorer", the classroom magazine. She loved this job, but left when she had children and wanted to be home with them, and then she started writing her books. She is married to Jonathan Weiner, who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1994 for "The Beak of the Finch".

Carla Golembe is the author and illustrator of DOG MAGIC and the award-winning illustrator of five books for children, including WHY THE SKY IS FAR AWAY, which was chosen as a New York Times Best Illustrated Book. She and her husband live in Maryland.