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The Secret Life of Bees Bibliography for Children

Picture Books
The Bear Who Didn’t Like Honey by Barbara Maitland
The Bee and the Dream: a Japanese Tale by Jan Freeman Long
The Bee Tree by Patricia Polacco
The Big Honey Hunt by Stan Berenstain
Bumblebee by Margaret Wise Brown
Busy Buzzy Bee by Karen Wallace
The Colorful Adventures of the Bee, Who Left Home One Monday and What He Found Along the Way by Lisa Campbell Ernst
Gran’s Bees by Mary Thompson
The Honeybee and the Robber by Eric Carle
Max and Molly and the Mystery of the Missing Honey by Jurg Obrist
Pooh and Some Bees by A.A. Milne
A Taste of Honey by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace
Winnie the Pooh and Some Bees by Stephen Krensky
Zig Zag the Bee by Mirabel Cecil

Nonfiction
Bees by Claude Delafosse
Bees by Ann Heinrichs
Bees by James Gerholdt
Bees by Kevin Holmes
Bees by Larry Dane Brimmer
Bees by Malcolm Penny
The Clover and the Bee: a Book of Pollination by Anne Ophelia Todd Dowden
The Facinating World of Bees by Angels Julivert
Honey by Louise Spilsbury
Honey by Pam Robsom
The Honey Book by Lucille Recht Penner
Honey Bees by Lola M. Schaefer
Honey Bees and Hives by Lola M. Schaefer
The Honey Makers by Gail Gibbons
Learning About Bees from Mr. Krebs by Alice K. Flanagan
The Life Cycle of a Bee by Jill Bailey
The Magic School Bus Inside a Beehive by Joanna Cole
A Wasp Is Not a Bee by Marilyn Singer
What’s the Buzz? The Secret Lives of Bees by Margery Facklam

Songs
“You Don’t Have to Be a Grizzly Bear to Eat Some Honey” from Sesame Street Funny Food Songs
“Woolie Boolie Bee” from Burl Ives Sings for Fun and/or Return of the Wayfaring Stranger
“Too Much Honey” from Songs from the Book of Pooh
“Honey for the Bears” from Ralph’s World
“Here Is the Beehive” from Songs and Games for Toddlers

Poems
“Honeybees” from Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices by Paul Fleischman