The King of Bees
Henry can’t wait until he can have a bee-suit of his own so he can help his Aunt Lilla with the sister bees.
Day after day as Henry observes his Aunt Lilla work with the beehives on their Lowcountry farm, he becomes fascinated with her bee suit and her ability to communicate with the bees. When he learns that the bees are getting ready to look for a new place to live, he tries to find a way to communicate with the sister bees to convince them to stay.
Award-winning author Lester Laminack teams up with Jim LaMarche in this stunning picture book that will encourage young readers in their curiosity about what they see in nature. An author’s note includes additional information about bees and bee conservation.
Lexile Measure: 600L