A Charming Children’s Book About Bees and Belonging (Ages 9-12)
“The picture book comes across inconspicuously, but it is the most beautiful and cleverest philosophical book that has been on the book market for a long time.” –Hans Christian Andersen Committee
In the tradition of timeless fables, children and adults alike will enjoy this poetic and elaborately illustrated story. A clever tale with a completely satisfying ending, One Bee Too Many explores delicate topics, including prejudice and tolerance.
A contemporary fable about tolerance and equality for kids. There is a great commotion in the beehive. The bees are cramped, they can’t play games, and after many complex calculations, it seems there is one bee too many! Who was it? Was she eating their honey? Could they identify her buzz? And once they did, what would they do with her? An essential in any shelf of diversity and inclusion books for kids, this engaging story offers a profound lesson that is sure to stay with you long after reading it.
For fans of award-winning children’s books. Touching on present day issues, One Bee Too Many is an essential kids book about racism, immigration, and discrimination. Featuring surreal and elaborate illustrations reminiscent of Catalan modernism, readers are sure to find new surprising details in every read. Originally published in Spanish, it has won prestigious awards such as the White Ravens List, Golden Medal of the Campoy-Ada Award, and USA National Children Literature Award.
If you’re looking for fables children will enjoy, children’s books on bullying, kid’s books about equality, or picture books on kindness—or enjoyed the Strictly No Elephants book, Island Born, or The Big Umbrella—then your child will love One Bee Too Many.