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.
The Amazing Bees
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