by Catherine Dempsey
with illustrations by Veselina Tomova
Daphne is abuzz with excitement! She’s learning the ins and outs of beekeeping from her grandmother. Together they assemble hive boxes, set up a colony, tend the colony, and gather honey. Told in a simple, straightforward manner, this beautifully illustrated informational storybook is an excellent introduction to the many aspects of beekeeping.
Written by an established beekeeper and former teacher, Daphne’s Bees celebrates the connection between grandparent and grandchild, and humans and the natural world.
The book includes lots of extra facts about bees and beekeeping, as well as a glossary of terms.
8 1/2" x 11" softcover, 48 pages. For readers 6 to 8.