The Bee and the Dandelion is a heart-warming, picture, rhyme book that tells the story of a Bumblebee, a little girl called Sally and a flower called a dandelion. Sally loves to pick dandelions but one day, when a Bumblebee flies onto her knee and begs her not to take his food; Sally is taught how precious flowers are to bees and their environment. Moved by the Bumblebee’s plight, Sally is stirred to action and with the help of her friends; she gets a new law written to protect the Bumblebees and themselves.
Told in bouncy rhythm and rhyme, this book will engage children of different ages in different ways. The Bee and the Dandelion is an ideal values book for children. It can also be used to introduce early environmentally friendly principles through a relatable, enjoyable, rhyming story. It also includes fun facts about bees. Perfect for children aged 3 – 7 years.
“Sally’s story made even the leader feel sad.
And the Leader said
“We will make a new law, all shiny and new,
To save all the bees, and you children too.” “
This is Joyce Murphy’s second children’s book.