Children's author Nancy Blackwell was an elementary teacher for fifteen years. Her experience in early childhood education gave her an intimate understanding of how children learn and see the world. She enjoys sharing her positive and character-building stories with children of all ages. Her love for the outdoors inspires her to write books that help children discover the beauty of nature. She lives in Sunrise Beach, Missouri, at the Lake of the Ozarks with her husband Garry (a beekeeper) and their English Shepherd, Dusty.
Join Andy the Ant as he treks through an exciting adventure inside a beehive with his new friend, Beatrice the Bee. The author weaves a fun and educational story about beekeeping. Although this charming story is designed for elementary children, adult readers may learn a thing or two as well! The book is loaded with fun-filled information about the duties of a beekeeper, the various jobs bees have, how bees make honey, why bees dance, and more. Andy the Ant Learns the Buzz on Bees provides highlighted vocabulary words throughout the story. Activities in the back of the book include some tasty honey recipes for kids to try at home. Parents, children, and teachers will be "abuzz" with all the un"bee"lievable facts of this charming and informative story. It is an excellent science resource for the little scientists in your life.