If Bees Disappeared (If Animals Disappeared #1) (Hardcover)

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By Lily Williams, Lily Williams (Illustrator)
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Bees are a big part of the world; they help bring life and vitality to the land.  Still, they are slowly dying out and that could be catastrophic for us all. This book allows adults and kids alike to learn about bees and how they help keep the world alive around them. It also explains what would happen if the bees were to die out. Either way, you can’t go wrong picking up a book on bees and how they save the world. - Patty

— From Jocund July Staff Picks

Description


What would happen if bees disappeared? Find out in this fourth book from Lily Williams in the award-winning If Animals Disappeared Series that imagines the consequences of a world without bees.

The rolling hills and lush climate of Kent, England are home to many creatures.

These creatures are fluffy, sneaky, spikey, and ... small, like the bee.

Though bees are small, their importance is BIG. Today there are over 250,000 species of bees but all of them are in danger. Because of disease, pesticide exposure, lack of foraging habitats, and poor nutrition, entire honey bee hives are dying.

What would happen if bees disappeared completely?

Artist Lily Williams explores how such a loss would effect not just bees' environment, but the world as a whole in this poignant, beautiful book about the importance of our most important bees.

About the Author


Lily Williams is the author and illustrator of If Sharks Disappeared, If Polar Bears Disappeared, and If Elephants Disappeared. She grew up in Northern California where she received her B.F.A. from California College of the Arts. Lily seeks to inspire change, engage audiences, and educate people of all ages with her artwork. Her work can be seen in films, books and on her website.

Lily Williams is the author and illustrator of If Sharks Disappeared, If Polar Bears Disappeared, and If Elephants Disappeared. She grew up in Northern California where she received her B.F.A. from California College of the Arts. Lily seeks to inspire change, engage audiences, and educate people of all ages with her artwork. Her work can be seen in films, books and on her website.

Praise For…


Praise for the If Bees Disappeared:


* "A rich, well-designed offering with multiple uses for teachers and students. A standout among the many books about honeybees."—School Library Journal, starred review


"Sweet as honey."—Kirkus Reviews


Praise for the If Animals Disappeared series:


*"A successful balancing act between heralding disaster and promoting change—an informative debut."—Kirkus Reviews, starred review


*"While the future is impossible to predict, Williams presents a scientifically grounded view of a world without sharks that should spark discussion and inspire action in budding ecologists. A terrific addition to any school or public library."—School Library Journal, starred review


"A well-executed environmental primer that will leave readers considering the interconnectivity of the planet and its inhabitants."—Publishers Weekly


"A solid addition to the climate-change canon for those interested in saving a fragile world."—Kirkus

“Bright, appealing illustrations and an ultimately empowering message provide a much-needed hopeful side to a complex topic.” —School Library Journal

A rich, well-designed offering with multiple uses for teachers and students. A standout among the many books about honeybees.–Myra Zarnowski, City Univ. of New York

Product Details
ISBN: 9781250232458
ISBN-10: 1250232457
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Publication Date: March 16th, 2021
Pages: 40
Language: English
Series: If Animals Disappeared