Unbeelievables

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Unbeelievables

Honeybee Poems and Paintings

By Douglas Florian; Douglas Florian (Illustrator)

Beach Lane Books, Hardcover, 9781442426528, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 6, 2012

Description
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.


About the Author
DOUGLAS FLORIAN is the creator of many acclaimed poetry picture books, including lizards, frogs, and polliwogs, a Child Magazine Best Book of the Year; mammalabilia, an ABA's Pick of the Lists; and insectlopedia, a New York Times bestseller, ALA Notable Children's Book, and Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year. He lives with his family in New York City.

DOUGLAS FLORIAN is the creator of many acclaimed poetry picture books, including lizards, frogs, and polliwogs, a Child Magazine Best Book of the Year; mammalabilia, an ABA's Pick of the Lists; and insectlopedia, a New York Times bestseller, ALA Notable Children's Book, and Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year. He lives with his family in New York City.