The art in this book is simply stunning. Our students are so lucky to have access to books like Bee. Begin with the end papers - on the first spread you will see a few white and yellow flowers against a green background. At the end the background is totally obscured by hundreds of flowers of all colours. Such a celebration. Why? Well the bees have been at work of course.
I have talked about bees in a previous post. This book is a simple rhyming text and yet somehow the wonder and complexity of bees comes through.
"Carrying pollen from place to place, Bee always leaves a tiny trace."
On each page there is a hexagonal cut out as you can see here. You can see some children's art here inspired by this book.
Teckentrup’s mixed-media illustrations are the star of this picture book, depicting fields of poppies, daisies, and more,