One Bee Too Many One Bee Too Many
One Bee Too Many One Bee Too Many

One Bee Too Many

By Andres Pi Andreu


Publication Date: November 11, 2021

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Ages 7 to 10, Grades 3 to 5

One Bee Too Many is an ingenious fable with a completely satisfying ending. Will they find the extra bee? Or was it simply a mistake?

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.

About the Author

Andrés Pi Andreu is an author, poet, editor, National Biliteracy Consultant, and publisher. Born in Havana, Cuba, he writes stories, educates people, and develops social projects to groom minds. His company, TIB Editorial, houses curriculum developers, assessment specialists, and passage and item developers that guide Spanish Language Arts instructional design, Spanish Language Curriculum Development, and ESL content development. He is a consultant and educational author with more than 200 educational books published in the USA educational system and a Spanish Program Author for Benchmark Education's Avancemos Program. His book Lo que sabe Alejandro received several book of the year awards in Latin American countries and Spain. His novel, 274, won the Gold Medal in the Florida Book Awards in literature in Spanish in 2015. He currently resides in Miami.Kim Amate is an illustrator based in Catalonia, Spain. He has illustrated children's books including: Papá, ¿dónde se enchufa el sol?, Las mejores fábulas mitológicas, La ventana infinita, Boca de tiburón, and El leon jardinero.

Format: Hardcover Picture Book

Length: 32 pages

Publisher: Dragonfruit

Publication Date: November 11, 2021

ISBN: 9781642505948

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