The Bees in Your Backyard: A Guide to North America's Bees by Joseph S. Wilson
Publisher: Princeton University Press
The Bees in Your Backyard provides an engaging introduction to the roughly 4,000 different bee species found in the United States and Canada, dispelling common myths about bees while offering essential tips for telling them apart in the field. The book features more than 900 stunning color photos of the bees living all around us—in our gardens and parks, along nature trails, and in the wild spaces between. It describes their natural history, including where they live, how they gather food, their role as pollinators, and even how to attract them to your own backyard. Ideal for amateur naturalists and experts alike, it gives detailed accounts of every bee family and genus in North America, describing key identification features, distributions, diets, nesting habits, and more. Provides the most comprehensive and accessible guide to all bees in the United States and Canada Features more than 900 full-color photos Offers helpful identification tips and pointers for studying bees Includes a full chapter on how to attract bees to your backyard
Little Book of Bees: An Illustrated Guide ot the Extraordinary Lives of Bees by Hilary Kearney
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
A beautifully illustrated look at all things bee Bees first appeared on Earth 270 million years ago. Since the time of the dinosaurs, evolution has taken our beloved bees on an incredible journey--today, there are 20,000 species on the planet. The Little Book of Bees is a lovely, informative book of all things bee--from evolution and communication to honey, bee-keeping, and saving the bees--all in a beautifully illustrated gift book. Bees continue to fascinate and charm us all--from novice gardeners and nature-lovers to dedicated environmentalists--and today, bees need our help more than ever. Discover the story of these incredible creatures with The Little Book of Bees.
The Thing About Bees: A Love Letter by Shabazz Larkin
Publisher: Readers to Eaters
A LOVE POEM FROM A FATHER TO HIS TWO SONS, AND A TRIBUTE TO THE BEES THAT POLLINATE THE FOODS WE LOVE TO EAT.FRONT FLAP:"Sometimes bees can be a bit rude.They fly in your face and prance on your food." And yet... without bees, we might not have strawberries for shortcakes or avocados for tacos! Shabazz Larkin'sThe Thing About Bees is a Norman Rockwell-inspired Sunday in the park, a love poem from a father to his two sons, and a tribute to the bees that pollinate the foods we love to eat. Children are introduced to different kinds of bees, "how not to get stung," and how the things we fear are often things we don't fully understand.BACK FLAP:Shabazz Larkin made his picture book illustration debut withFarmer Will Allen and the Growing Table, followed by his author/illustrator debut withA Moose Boosh: A Few Choice Words About Food, both named American Library Association Notable Children's Books and published by READERS to EATERS. He is a multi-disciplinary artist and an advertising creative director. He lives in Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife and two sons. More about him at studioshabazz.com.
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