The Honeybee Man by Lela Nargi and Kyrsten Brooker

review of The Honeybee Man
Some amazing facts about honey, honeybees and beekeepers, some interesting scientific illustration pages on bees and beehives as well as a delightful story for around 4 to 9 year olds.
Every morning, Fred climbs three flights of stairs—up to his rooftop in Brooklyn, New York—and greets the members of his enormous family: "Good morning, my bees, my darlings!" His honeybee workers are busy—they tend the hive, feed babies, and make wax rooms. They also forage in flowers abloom across Brooklyn . . . so that, one day, Fred can make his famous honey, something the entire neighborhood looks forward to tasting. Lela Nargi's beautifully written story—accompanied by Kyrsten Brooker's collage-style illustrations—offers an inside look at the life of an endearing beekeeper and the honey-making process.

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  1. My eldest daughter is really into her science at the moment so I love that they include some scientific illustrations. thanks so much for linking up with #ReadWithMe I have tweeted and pinned this post x

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  2. I love the idea of someone having beehives on their roof in the middle of a big city! What a lovely idea for a book. #ReadWithMe

  3. This book looks great. It's so important that we look after our bee population.


  4. Oh this looks like a wonderful book, love the idea of it! #readwithme