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The Honeybee

Written by Kirsten Hall & illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault
Published by Atheneum
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Buzz from flower to flower with a sweet honeybee in this timely, clever, and breathtakingly gorgeous picture book from critically acclaimed author Kirsten Hall and award-winning illustrator Isabelle Arsenault. Bzzz… What’s that? Do you hear it? You’re near it. It’s closer, it’s coming, it’s buzzing, it’s humming… A BEE! With zooming, vibrant verse by Kirsten Hall and buzzy, beautiful illustrations by Isabelle Arsenault, this celebration of the critically important honeybee is a honey-sweet treasure of a picture book.

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  • Why are bees so important to our environment?

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The Honeybee will entertain young readers while thoroughly educating them about bees, their colonies, and the honeymaking process. The educational material comes across in such a fun story form that you learn it almost before you realize it was there.

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Who Wrote The Honeybee

Kirsten Hall

Kirsten Hall is a former preschool and elementary school teacher who has authored more than a hundred learn-to-read stories for emergent readers. Today, she is the founder and owner of a boutique children’s book illustration and literary agency, Catbird Productions. Hall is the author of the picture books The Gold Leaf and The Jacket, which was a New York Times Notable Book of 2014.

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Who Illustrated The Honeybee

Isabelle Arsenault

Isabelle Arsenault is an internationally renowned children’s book illustrator whose work has won many awards and much praise from critics. Her books include Virginia Wolf by Kyo Maclear, Cloth Lullaby by Amy Novesky, and Jane, the Fox, and Me by Fanny Britt, which was named a New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book. The poetry expressed through Isabelle Arsenault’s graphic universe, the gentleness of her lines and the overall charm of her books have made her one of Quebec’s best-known and most esteemed illustrators.

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Book Details

Publication Date:
May 8, 2018
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Honeybee designed by Isabelle Arsenault
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ink, gouache, pencil, and colored pencil
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