Spring has sprung, (in the usual New England fashion where the sun shines but there is still that lovely, looming chill in the air)! This is the perfect spring children’s book highlighting the beautiful importance of bees with rhymes galore! Don’t forget to check out the informational section in the back that gives you all sorts of great facts about our buzzing friends.
With lyrical text and enchanting illustrations, It Starts with a Bee takes you on a journey through the seasons as you follow a busy bee pollinate a wild garden.
Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall, the bee tends to the flowers and plants. As the seasons change and the garden blooms into a wildlife wonderland, the bee is joined by well-loved minibeasts and creatures – worms, beetles, spiders and mice – who make the wild garden their home.
A rhyming poem builds page on page, echoing the life the bee brings to the garden. Beautiful foldout illustrations will transport readers into the world of the bee as it navigates the flowers and plants of the garden.
Teach your children about the crucial role bees play in the beautiful cycle of life in this charming tale of the workings of the natural world.
About the Author
Jennie Webber is a London-based visual artist and printmaker. Her etchings and drawings celebrate the diversity and complexity of nature, reflecting her incurable curiosity for the world. Themes of conservation underpin all her work; the idea being that if people are amazed by the natural world, then they will be less likely to destroy it.