|About the Book|
Easy-to-read text, bright, colorful design, and oversized, close-up photos bring readers into the wonderful world of bees! This book describes a bee s body parts, life cycle, eating habits, habitat, and defense mechanisms. Readers will learn about solitary and social bees, including how queen, worker, and drone bees work as a team to support their colony. Also covered are bee nests and different types of bees, including the carpenter bee, the honeybee, and the bumblebee. The book concludes with the contribution and importance of bees to the natural world. Labeled diagrams help readers understand a bee s body parts and life cycle. Other features include a table of contents, fun facts throughout, a question-and-answer page, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Group.