Flight of the Honey Bee

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Paperback - February 2015 - AU $16.95

The cold is coming and Scout is on a daring flight in search of the last flowers of autumn.

The cold is coming and Scout is on a daring flight in search of the last flowers of autumn. Scout's mission is very dangerous, but it is also vital, because the flowers provide the precious nectar the hive needs to make honey. Can the hive make enough honey to survive the long winter months? + Full description

Winner, LIANZA Russell Clark Illustration Awards, 2014.

Reading Age: 5+

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"One of the most informative picture books about honey bees, this is surely among the most beautiful as well." Booklist

"This handsome, respectful volume deserves a place on the shelf."
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Paperback | February 2015 | $ 16.95
ISBN: 9781925126266 | 32 pages
Publisher: Walker Books
Colour illustrations


Raymond Huber lives in New Zealand. He has been a social worker, gardener, primary school teacher, lecturer, and is currently a writer and editor. He's written Science and English textbooks and short stories for children. In 2010, Sting, his first novel for Walker Books Australia, was short-listed for the New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards and the Sir Julius Vogel Awards, as well as being a Storylines Notable Book. His second novel, Wings, was short-listed for the 2012 Sir Julius Vogel Awards.

Brian Lovelock is a scientist working in the power industry in New Zealand. He has painted all his life but has only recently ventured into the world of book illustration. His previous titles with Walker Books Australia include Your Mother Didn't Do That! and Roadworks which won the Picture Book category in the 2009 New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children & Young Adults. In 2013 Brian was long-listed for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Award for his work on Demolition.