Honeybee: The Busy Life Of Apis Mellifera

ISBN-10: 082345116X
ISBN-13: 9780823451166
Author: Fleming, Candace
Illustrated by: Rohmann, Eric
Interest Level: 1-4
Publisher: Holiday House

Publication Date: April 2023

Copyright: 2020

Page Count: 40

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Interest Level

Grades 1-4

Reading Level

Lexile: AD750L
Accelerated Reader Level: 4.2
Accelerated Reader Points: 0.5

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Environmental Science & Ecosystems

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Biology

Description
Get up close and personal with Apis, one honeybee, as she embarks on her journey through life, complete with exquisitely detailed illustrations. Beginning at birth, the honeybee emerges through the wax cap of her cell and is driven to protect and take care of her hive. She cleans the nursery and feeds the larvae and the queen. But is she strong enough to fly? Not yet! She builds wax comb to store honey, and transfers pollen from other bees into the storage. She defends the hive from invaders. Apis accomplishes all of this before beginning her life outdoors as an adventurer, seeking nectar to bring back to her hive. Candace Fleming and Eric Rohmann describe the life cycle of the hard-working honeybee in this poetically written, thoroughly researched picture book.
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