The Bee People

by Margaret Warner Morley

Description: An attractive introduction to the curious structure, habits, and activities of bees, in which readers learn how the bees' wondrous body parts equip them to gather nectar and pollen, construct the hive, and nurture the young, and how the different kinds of bees interact in the life of the hive. Over one hundred pen drawings by the author illustrate the features described in the text.

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Ages:  8-12
Length:  118 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white
Year published:  2009
ISBN:  978-1-59915-318-6
Genres:  Natural History, Nature Study

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Table of Contents

1. Apis Mellifica, or the Honey-Bee
2. Apis Mellifica and Her Eyes 
3. Her Tongue 
4. Her Honey-Sac 
5. Ambrosia and Nectar 
6. Miss Apis's Legs 
7. Her Wings 
8. How She Hears and Smells 
9. Her Sting 
10. Miss Apis and Her Sisters 

11. The Brothers
12. The Queen 
13. The Work in the Hive—The Manufacture of Wax 
14. Honey-Comb 
15. Honey and Honey-Dew 
16. Cradle-Cells 
17. The Family Exodus 
18. The New Queen 
19. Fancies and Facts about Bees 
20. Bombus, the Bumble-Bee

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