More featuring bees
This series is part of Scholastic's early reader line, Acorn, aimed at children who are learning to read. With easy-to-read text, a short-story format, plenty of humor, and full-color artwork on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and fluency. Acorn books plant a love of reading and help readers grow!
Bumble and Bee love to buzz around the pond and make mischief. Their cranky best friend Froggy prefers the peace and quiet of sitting on a lily pad. They may be an unlikely trio, but no matter what these friends dream up - from picture day problem-solving to a comical cure for the hiccups - you can count on hilarious, unexpected FUN!
But they're worried. They know they need bees to make their pumpkins grow. But will the bees find their garden? Are there even bees in the city?
So one day, Grandpa and the children set out to look for bees. They arrive downtown just in time to see something amazing: a buzzing ball of bees hovers from the branch of a nearby tree. And high on the terrace of a towering hotel are four brightly coloured beehives!
For Matthew and Sophie, this is the beginning of an exciting adventure. All summer they tend their plants, eagerly watching as their seeds sprout and turn into shoots, then vines and leaves. But they're still worried. Will the bees come when they're needed?
Finally, the golden pumpkin flowers appear among the leaves. The female flowers will be open for just one day, and Matthew and Sophie arrive at the garden early in the morning to wait and watch. Will the bees arrive in time to pollinate the plants?
Busy Bug wants to build a top-secret fort! The problem is, the fort of his dreams is impossible to construct. But when his friend Bitsy Bee shows him that there are plenty of fort-building materials all around him, the bug friends find a way to make Busy’s dream a reality! Beginning readers are sure to love discovering how Busy Bug and Bitsy Bee build their fort in this Level 1 Ready-to-Read.
Bizz and Buzz Make Honey Buns covers the concepts Friendship and Problem Solving.
With beautiful illustrations and simple text, this is a sweet story about sharing and friendship.
These fully illustrated books present a charming and adventurous life in the forest of the Evergreen Wood. Through a variety of situations, mishaps and discoveries, these delightful creatures explore, challenge and conquer. As they face some dangerous and even threatening problems, these forest pals find the meaning of loyalty and bravery as they face numerable circumstances and build a bond of true friendship.
Whether you're a kid or a bee, sometimes you feel so mad, you buzz around looking for people to sting and trouble to make. See how one boy, a swarm of bees, and a whole town can get riled up and then find a way to feel better through the comfort of unconditional love and community.
Printed in a brilliant palette of primary colors, brimming with beautiful dots and stripes, Rilla Alexander's art sings. Not since David Shannon's No, David! have readers been given the pleasure of witnessing such uproariously terrible behavior, unbridled emotion, and ultimately, such comfort.
When Buddy believes the secret to flying, he can't wait to share it with his friends at school. Flying is the best thing ever! Buddy travels with Papa Bee on a delightful journey that takes him from his own beehive home into the whole big garden. He also learns about the heart of God and discovers that he truly does have special talents and gifts that he can use to make a difference in his world. Your child will learn right along with Buddy as he realizes his own important, exciting adventure.
Buddy Bee will encourage your child to see his or her own God-given talents, abilities, and gifts. Your child will gain a desire to know God and to be a part of something bigto be a part of the adventure that God has planned specifically for him or her right now and in the future!
"Papa's Plan for Buddy Bee is a great way to share with children the need to communicate the good news to others.
"I ran this story through the ultimate test a private reading to my grandchildren. They not only loved the story, they caught on to the truths communicated about sharing the good news with others. It seems a much better method than simply telling them to share the good news!"
Don L. Pahl, BA, MDiv, DMin
Pastor, Evangelical Bible Church, Omaha, Nebraska
The adventures of Pooh and Piglet, Kanga and tiny Roo, Owl, Rabbit, and the ever doleful Eeyore are timeless treasures of childhood. In this beautiful edition of Winnie-the-Pooh, each of Ernest H. Shepard's beloved original illustrations has been meticulously hand painted. Bright in color and elegant in design, this lovely volume of Milne's classic tales welcomes friends old and new into the most enchanted of places, the Hundred Acre Wood.
Meet Otto’s friend, Pip. Pip wants Otto’s balloon. Otto’s balloon is very, very big. Pip is very, very small. So when Otto gives Pip his balloon, a breeze sweeps Pip and the balloon up, up, and away! It’s up to Otto (with some help from Zee the Bee) to rescue his friend. Help, Otto, help!
This Pre-level 1 Ready-to-Read with bright illustrations and minimal text is perfect for the true emergent reader.
Lionel lives in a Paris apartment building but loves keeping bees with his Aunt Celine at her farm outside the city. But when her bees start dying, how can he help?The solution, he realizes, is in the rooftop gardens and window boxes of his apartment neighbors, representing a varied and continuously blooming array of flowers that the bees will love. Aunt Celine must bring her bees to Paris! But first he and his friends Alice and Samir must convince their skeptical neighbors and landlord, Mr. Dubi, that this is a good idea.
Adorned with Parisian skylines, Bees in the City is a love letter to the City of Light and a celebration of the can-do spirit of kids. Sarah McMenemy’s illustrations recall the Parisian magic of Madeleine. The book’s backmatter explores urban beekeeping and rooftop gardening in greater depth.Fountas & Pinnell Level P
Full of energy, surprise, and strong visual storytelling, The Monkey and the Bee will once again charm readers with its fast-paced humor and high jinks.
A new butterfly named Tiger Streak has just emerged, but something isn't right. She's under a curse that has her confused--she thinks she's a bee because of her beautifully striped wings! Now, only Addie and Clara can help her break the spell. But they have to do it before the day is over or she'll lose her magic forever.
Perfect for fans of Princess Ponies, this magical chapter book series is a wish come true!
This is a sweet, funny Step into Reading book that kids will gobble up—without realizing they are ingesting an important natural-history lesson!
Lives a tiny little caterpillar, that can hardly be seen
Join the caterpillars and butterflies down in the garden on a day of fun, danger, growth and adventure in this beautifully illustrated picture book.
With a whimsical story and crisp, original illustrations, this is a story your children will want to read again and again.
On a hot summer day, Flat Stanley and his friends have lots of fun games to play. Stanley’s flatness comes in handy, especially during hide-and-seek. But when the fun disrupts a beehive, can Stanley save his buddies before the bees get them?
Beginning readers will love how Flat Stanley gets out of a sticky situation to save the day...with the help of his mom’s honey buns!
Flat Stanley and the Bees is a Level Two I Can Read book, geared for kids who read on their own but still need a little help.
Written by Waldemar Bonsels, translated by Adele Seltzer and illustrated by Homer Boss with 4 fill page colour plates and 33 in text Pen and Ink vignettes.
The moral of this book teaches children about the consequences of their decisions, as well as the consequences their actions, and inaction.
Maya is a bee born in a bee hive during a time of internal unrest: the hive is dividing itself into two new colonies. Maya is raised by her teacher, Mrs. Cassandra. Despite Mrs. Cassandra's warnings, Maya wants to explore the wide world and commits the unforgivable crime of leaving the hive and is exiled. During her adventures, Maya befriends other insects and braves dangers with them. In the climax of the book, Maya is taken prisoner by hornets, the bees' sworn enemies.
Prisoner of the hornets, Maya learns of a hornet plan to attack her native hive. Maya is faced with the decision to either return to hive and suffer her due punishment, saving the hive, or leaving the plan unannounced, saving herself but destroying the hive. After long consideration of her options, she makes the decision to return.
On her return she announces the coming attack and is unexpectedly pardoned. The forewarned bees triumph over the hornet attack force. Maya, becomes a heroine of the hive and becomes a teacher like Mrs. Cassandra which allows her to share her experiences and wisdom with future generations.
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A family of Snowflake Bugs
flutter to the ground.
The happy Ice Skating Bug
twirls around and round.
Brr! It’s a cold and snowy day in Bugland! The Snowflake Bugs are fluttering, the Ice Skating Bug is twirling, and Bitsy Bee can hardly wait to head outside to enjoy the wintry weather in this eBook with audio. Beginning readers are sure to giggle as Bitsy Bee and her pal Busy Bug make the most of a chilly day!
He always seems to lose to champions like P. U. Bottoms, Lord Stinkington, and The Fumigator.
Every time they make smells like OUTHOUSE, GYM SOCK, and ARMPIT, poor Bud ends up smelling like FLOWERS, or FRESH-BAKED BREAD, or CANDY CANE.
Stinking just isn't Bud's THING. But what IS his thing?
With an ending as fresh as a daisy, and funnier than any funny smell, Andy Rash puts a hilarious spin on a tale of following your nose to happiness.
WINNER: 2018 NSW Premier's Literary Awards, Ethel Turner Prize for Young People's Literature
WINNER: 2018 New Zealand Book Awards, Wright Family Foundation Esther Glen Award for Junior Fiction
"Sometimes bees get too big to be up in the branches, sometimes they fall and break their bones. This week both happened and Foreman said, 'Tomorrow we'll find two new bees.'
Peony lives with her sister and grandfather on a fruit farm outside the city. In a world where real bees are extinct, the quickest, bravest kids climb the fruit trees and pollinate the flowers by hand. All Peony really wants is to be a bee. Life on the farm is a scrabble, but there is enough to eat and a place to sleep, and there is love. Then Peony's mother arrives to take her away from everything she has ever known, and all Peony's grit and quick thinking might not be enough to keep her safe.
How To Bee is a beautiful and fierce novel for younger readers, and the voice of Peony will stay with you long after you read the last page.
Bitsy Bee and Busy Bug take a trip to the beach to build sand castles, swim, and more! Beginning readers will love this Level 1 Ready-to-Read from David A. Carter.
The vibrant illustrations and engaging leveled text in the Little Birdie Books’ Leveled Readers work together to tell fun stories while supporting early readers. Featuring grade-appropriate vocabulary and activities, these books help children develop essential skills for reading proficiency.