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The 2021 Sibert Medal Winner, Honeybee: The Busy Life of Apis Mellifera

Honeybee: The Busy Life of Apis Mellifer documents the experiences of a summer honeybee from birth to death. The combination of words and images invites readers deep into the hive, providing both an intimate encounter with the bee colony and with the 35-day life of a worker bee, aptly named Apis.

The Honeybee Man

The Honeybee Man Written by Lela Nargi, Illustrated by Kyrsten Brooker Schwartz & Wade Books, New York ISBN: 978-0-375-84980-0 Book Review Many may not consider Brooklyn, where Fred the Honeybee Man lives, or their own metropolitan area, as a hub for urban agriculture. But Fred’s Brooklyn neighborhood is teaming with food: maple trees, peas, sage, […]