Book Description

A descriptive picture book about the fruits and vegetables bees pollinate.

Pollination is a very important part of the life cycle of plants. This title explores the role of bees in the pollination process. Readers will see that many of their favourite fruits, vegetables and plants depend on the hard work of bees.

  • Full-colour illustrations with fun, rhyming text introduces young readers to bees, and the many fruits and vegetables they pollinate.
  • Includes STEM information during the story and includes a separate spread which details individual parts of flowers and plants, the steps for pollination, and bee activity.
  • Excellent resource for families and educators on the importance of bees and efforts to bring back declining bee populations at home and in schools.

The Author-illustrator

Dolores Keaveney is a children’s book author and illustrator currently residing in Ireland. Dolores has been painting for the better part of forty years and has had many exhibitions. She enjoys illustrating and creating children’s stories, having written and illustrated twelve children’s picture books. Her art is vibrant, colourful, loose and uplifting. She draws her inspiration from her garden in summertime when it is packed full of beautiful flowers.

Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Levels

Guided Reading Level: K

Grade Level Equivalent: 2

Educational Description

Picture book, Life science: behaviors and characteristics of bees, pollination, plants, poetry, rhythm and rhyme, colorful text, illustrations enhance meaning and tone, Story elements: setting: garden, plot and character development; Dee the Bee, language: sort categories of words: fruits and vegetables, Non fiction back matter: diagram and labels, informational text, facts, planting to welcome bees.

Interest Age: 4 to 8 years

Reading Age: 7 to 8 years

Hardback: $22.99 978-1-76036-096-2

Paperback: $15.99 978-1-76036-202-7

Juvenile Nonfiction / Animals / Insects, Spiders, Etc.

World rights available, except for Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the UK and the US.

Book Details
Dolores Keaveney
Dolores Keaveney
Hardback, Paperback
21.0 cm in H · 20.0 cm in W · 32 pages
Release Date:
6th May 2024
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