Review of The Amazing Bees

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Review of The Amazing Bees

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[Following is an official review of "The Amazing Bees" by yoel silber.]
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4 out of 4 stars
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The Amazing Bees by Yoel Silber is a children's book about a colony of bees that fights for survival. Through this book, the author exposes the consequences of human actions on the environment, such as global warming. The writer's tone is positive and informal, making this book ideal for young kids.

The writer begins by introducing the royal family of a beehive. The family includes King Buzz, Queen Bee, Princess Debbee, and Prince Bob Bee. Princess Debbee and Prince Bob Bee are still young and they are being educated at the bee school. Princess Debbee is fascinated by the process of pollination, as she learns that she has two stomachs that that can store nectar from flowers, which then makes honey. Queen Bee receives some awful news, as not enough honey is being produced by the hive because the temperature during the day is too hor for bees to pollinate flowers. Therefore, the hive is in danger of closing down.

There were many awesome features in this book. To begin with, the writer used figures of speech, such as personification, metaphors, and dialogue to make the text much more vivid and engaging. Moreover, the writer's narration of the story was authentic and original, while the simple language used by the author allows children to understand the text. Furthermore, the drawings and illustrations in the book elevated its status, as they added interest and liveliness to it. The text was also professionally edited since I only picked up three grammar mistakes in it. What I liked most about this book was that it had several cliffhangers and plot twists, which will grasp a young reader's attention.

This book will be liked mostly by kids who like stories about animals and nature. Girls may enjoy the story more since the protagonist in the story is a princess.

All in all, this book deserves a score of 4 out of 4 stars. This is because it was original, engaging, beautifully illustrated, and professionally edited.

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Post by Dzejn_Crvena »

The cover and title caught my attention first.
Lovely character names. They're punny!
Thank you for providing another round of review for this book.
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Post by Prarthana das »

The story is so interesting and exciting to read also i love fiction so according to this once could definitely go for this the amazing bees is the amazing book too
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Post by Floramay Espino »

I do really amazed by the title. This fiction story are good for children. Great review.
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Post by Laura Ungureanu »

What a beautiful book! Bees are extremely important for our planet and children should be taught to respect them for their work. Thank you for letting me know about this one! Great review!
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Colonial bees are bees of great blessing to everyone. One of the most important things in our lives is bees. Through them we find useful and healthy honey. It is a beautiful thing :techie-studyingbrown:
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Post by sunny4life »

Lovely review. It's detailed just enough information to give you an overview without giving away too much of the story. I also like that the book introduces the causal effects of human activities to kids at a young age in a way that will be appealing to them.
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Nice review. The cover design really brought me here.
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Post by cd20 »

This sounds like an educational and fun read for children. I can see it being used in science classes to teach about pollination. Thank you for an informative review.
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Post by jijo pharxad »

The story is very good because it is educational,it teaches us that bees don't search for nectar during hot seasons.
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Post by Kavita Shah »

A book about bees and their importance. That's so sweet and children would learn so much about bees. Thank you for a great review!
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Post by Medhansh Bhardwaj »

The way the bees are represented as a family is so charming, and the illustrations add even more value to the book. The language used is very simple and fun, and the message conveyed about the importance of bees is beautiful. Amazing book, and equally amazing review.
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