THE LAZY BEE
One of the bees was an extremely lazy fellow. While all the other worker bees were working day and night he was usually lying in bed. One day the queen of the hive noticed this lazy bee and told him to get out and find his own food. The lazy been flies out into the forest not knowing what to do.
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When Tina and Toni visit Tina's aunt for Christmas, Toni gets jealous because Tina has more presents and her aunt asks her to sing..., in a story that also includes suggestions for handling jealousy. read more
Provides historical background on the Armenian genocide, discusses controversies surrounding the violence, and features personal n...arratives by those impacted by the atrocities. read more
"Perspectives on Modern World History: The Titanic provides historical background on key aspects of the naval disaster; readings a...bout important controversies about the ship, the disaster, and its legacy; and personal narratives from individuals who lived through the event or were directly affected by it, as well as from contemporary figures who continue to influence our collective understanding of Titanic"-Provided by publisher. read more
For ages 0] months to early readers, this book is designed to help stimulate your child's visual IQ and audio rhythm IQ. The Lazy ...Lion and the Busy Bee features illustrations with deep color contrasts and movement which is blended with rich rhythmic poetry. Rhythmic and rhyming, this is a playful story about a lion that struggles to cope with his bully, a tiny mischievous bee. The story captures the irony of a mighty character that chooses to use his strengths to avoid a problem rather than to solve it. See what happens when the Lazy Lion and the Busy Bee cross paths. read more
Life in the beehive might seem like it's all honey and games, but things can get a little sticky for ordinary bees. In this charmi...ng story, a young bee faces familiar childhood insecurities: not fitting in, feeling lost, and not knowing who (or how) bees should be. Should he be a green bee, a pink bee, a pig with wings, or a fish that sings? With all these possibilities, it's no wonder he's got his wings in a knot Featuring enchanting rhymes, whimsical illustrations, and lovable characters, I Bee the Bee reminds readers that no matter who we think we should be, we can only be ourselves. The book also contains puzzles, games, and interesting bee facts, ensuring that children and adults alike will be buzzing with excitement with every reading of this adorable story read more
Lydia the Lazy Ladybug is a creative and extraordinary creature. This is a story about Lydia and how being different can sometimes... work to your advantage. Ladybugs are very busy They have a lot of things to do, like eat other bugs, and lay lots of egg read more
The classic 1937 tale by award-winning author Marjorie Flack is back in print for the first time in decades! Walter is a lazy mous...e. He is so lazy that he always misses school and spends all his time in bed. He is so lazy that eventually his family forgets about him and moves away. without him. Alone and scared, Walter heads out into the world to search for his family. He travels through a dark forest and soon meets a turtle and some frogs. Walter decides to create a new home on Mouse Island. His froggy friends live nearby, and Walter tries to teach them things. With his own island-and friends who depend on him-Walter must learn to take care of himself. There is no time to be lazy! But will Walter ever see his family again? First published in 1937 and back in print for the first time in decades with Marjorie Flack's own illustrations, this is a classic tale of adventure and friendship, and the importance of perseverance. An introduction from noted librarian Nancy Pearl is included. read more
Down in the garden beyond the apple trees, is a fading blue hive, full of busy bees. Join the bees down in the garden on a day of ...fun, danger and adventure in this beautifully illustrated picture book. With a whimsical story and crisp, original illustrati read more
Watch a bee feeding from a flower. Look inside a hive. Find out how bees swarm.
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Lluis was the name of a very lazy llama who lived in the Andes Mountains in Peru. He was so lazy his master, Pablo, had to push hi...m down the mountain. After being sent to New York, Lluis becomes much more lively! read more
A rhyming book for children Follow Bandit the bee as he meets zoo animals and learns about self-esteem At first Bandit longs to be... anything but a bee: "Honey tastes funny and flowers are too sour I don't want to be tiny and whiny, but being a bee is no read more
Lydia the Lazy Ladybug is a creative and extraordinary creature. This is a story about Lydia and how being different can sometimes... work to your advantage. Ladybugs are very busy! They have a lot of things to do, like eat other bugs, and lay lots of eggs, in a very short lifespan. Lydia is a dreamer and she would rather watch the clouds go by and listen to sounds in the world around her instead of doing what other ladybugs expect her to do. Lydia spends most of her time alone in her imaginary world. Lydia wanders too far away one day and something happens. Eventually, she finds herself in the perfect environment with other ladybugs just like her. Lydia learns that there is a time to get your work done and a time to daydream. Beautiful color photographs and fun filled facts about Ladybugs remind us that they are an important part of our eco-system and an excellent natural predator for aphids in your garden. Ladybugs like Lydia can often be purchased at your local nursery to release at home during the early spring. read more
Sloth is a lazy and overweight dragon taking up space atop of a hoard of gold and jewels within a mountain inhabited by dwarves. O...ne dwarf helps Sloth lose weight through diet and exercise. The grateful dragon, now able to fly, leaves the dwarf and his people a special gift. Suggested age range for readers: 4-7 read more
In that wonderful land of childhood, there still exists the dreams, hopes and adventures with animals. Where does a "blond beaver"... go as he leaves his family one night as they all were sleeping? Will his color cause any problems? Will his lack of work ethic be a concern along the way? Follow this journey and be surprised at the end! The Illustrations by the author take you from reality to imagination where it is sure to delight the younger school age child! read more
In a plight to save the disappearing bees, the Green Bee King and a tiny Fairlet named Banyan make the trip to the city to ask the... Bigs to plant flowers. read more
The Lazy caterpillar is just too lazy to leave his tree or make his cocoon. Will his friends and family be able to convince him to... transform into a butterfly? read more
This tenth book in the chapter book series proves that it's impossible for first graders to have a boring vacation! Posey's classm...ates are abuzz about their travel plans for the upcoming spring break, but Posey is worried. Instead of going away for their vacation, her mom says they are going to have a "lazy vacation" at home. What if lazy actually means boring? Fortunately, the next few days are anything but boring: There are pancakes for dinner, a loose tooth, a sleepover with her friends, and a new bike without training wheels! After Posey's first attempt at riding ends with a crash, she's not sure she wants to get back on her bike. Can Princess Posey's sparkly tutu help her believe that being brave means trying again, even if you feel afraid? read more
Amanda loves to work in the garden. One day, while raking leaves, she stumbles upon a tiny fairy. Not your typical fairy; but a ru...de garden fairy, can you imagine? What happens when fairies lose their magic? Find out in Amanda and the Lazy Garden Fairy by read more
Worrying that her mom's plans to stay home for the summer and enjoy a lazy holiday will mean that everything will be boring, Posey... enjoys unexpected adventures in the form of pancakes for dinner, a loose tooth, a sleepover with friends and riding a bike without training wheels. Simultaneous and eBook. read more