A Bear, a Bee, and a Honey Tree By Daniel Bernstrom; Illustrated by Brandon James Scott

Categories: ,
ISBN: 9781662640087


Published by (2022-11-01)

Boisterous and buzzing, A Bear, a Bee, and a Honey Tree is destined to be an instant classic . . . with delightfully funny illustrations and clever, fun-to-read text, from the acclaimed author of One Day in the Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Tree.

When a hungry, fuzzy brown bear and a hive of angry bees come face to face, everybody's abuzz! Award-winning author Daniel Bernstrom and critically acclaimed illustrator Brandon James Scott have created a rowdy, rhythmic read-aloud that's also perfect for beginning readers. This epic chase story features Bernstrom's signature alliterative wordplay and verbal pizzazz, along with Scott's expressive characters that jump off the pages. A Bear, a Bee, and a Honey Tree has the kind of high-energy, uninhibited playfulness that makes kids want to run, chase, find out something about bear and bee behavior—and learn to read!

Book Details

Format: Hardcover
Price: 18.99 USD / 24.99 CAD
Published: 2022-11-01
ISBN: 9781662640087
Page Count: 40
Trim Size: 10 x 10

101 Great Books for Kids List, Evanston Public Library (IL)

“A rollicking, hilarious picture book. With its rhyming, easy-to-read text and vibrant illustrations, this rib-tickling story is perfect for reading aloud to a group or for beginning readers to tackle on their own." — Read Brightly

“Outstanding….sure to become [a] favorite at your house….a delightful read-together with emerging readers.” — Christian Science Monitor

“Delightful….if you read only ONE bear-related picture book this year, let it be this one…..The ultimate read aloud to large groups as well as one on one lapsits." — Betsy Bird, A Fuse #8 Production, School Library Journal

“My own personal favorite….This’ll knock your socks off.” — Betsy Bird, A Fuse #8 Production, School Library Journal

"★★★★★ One of those books destined to become a classic, one that kids will ask to be read over and over again, a great choice for storytimes…. just so much fun." — Youth Services Book Review

“Essential.  Scott’s illustrations are luminous! Gorgeous. Glowing....the words and pictures are a cohesive whole that will delight every reader. A master text for picture book writers – it’d be great to share with any creative writing class." — Kiss the Book Jr. 

"Daniel Bernstrom's complete joy in the English language is married to an equally complete understanding of what makes children laugh. This sticky, fuzzy, action-packed tongue-twister will delight readers as young as 8 months old, while inspiring seven year-olds to write poetry, since he’s made it look so fun. I have been reading Bernstrom’s work with delight for a good while. Expect this one to become a beloved classic." — Emily Jenkins, author of A Greyhound, a Groundhog and Harry Versus the First One Hundred Days of School

“An exhilarating romp….A Bear, A Bee, and a Honey Tree will be all the buzz for home story times both for adults – who will have a rollicking good time reading aloud – and kids – who will want to hear it again and again. The book will be a hit for classroom reading and would make a terrific addition to public library preschool programs. A Bear, A Bee, and a Honey Tree is a must for any children’s book collection." — Celebrate Children's Books

“A snappy, fast-moving readaloud for youngest readers, with ample visual punch lines to boot." — Publishers Weekly

"Memorable language and enjoyable, colorful, interesting illustrations make this a standout title to share with young readers. After reading it once, I had to read it again. A winner!” — Myra Zarnowski, educator, Queens College, NY

"Sure to be a read-aloud hit.” — Libby Bergstrom, Global Reach Libraries, Highland Ranch, CO

"The bear and the bees are adorable, just adorable. What a wonderful story to read to your child.” — Roxanne, Arts & Letters Books

“Humorous… readers see characters through a few well chosen words… don’t miss the character expressions on each page.” — Pamela Gombert, Educator, Bowen Elementary

""A rowdy, rhythmic read aloud featuring a hungry, fuzzy brown bear and a hive of angry bees. Read along as they come face-to-face in an epic showdown!” — @maistorybooklibrary

“The characters' expressions are a hoot.” — Alisa Edwards, Napa Bookmine