Livy Little Honey Bee

MEET THE AUTHOR: A Conversation with Celia Straus – Author of Livy Little Honey Bee
MEET THE AUTHOR: A Conversation with Celia Straus – Author of Livy Little Honey Bee 683 1024 Reader Views Kids
Celia Straus has written hundreds of award-winning shows for television, receiving a 2020 Emmy nomination for Kids Speak Out, a YouTube series on Youth and the pandemic. For years she created and wrote the Emmy-winning Memorial Day Concert on PBS and ADL’s annual Concert Against Hate at the Kennedy Center. Her love for children and dedication to their well-being inspired her YA poetry trilogy, including the national bestseller Prayers on My Pillow, Ballantine 1998. With gifted illustrator Tina Salvesen, she writes children’s picture books, including the BoBo and Iris series. Celia and Tina are also the creators of If An Elephant Can Wear A Mask So Can You: Animal ABCs in both English and Spanish versions. Celia lives in Washington, DC with her husband when not visiting her two grown daughters and adored five grandchildren. read more
“Livy Little Honey Bee” by Celia Straus
“Livy Little Honey Bee” by Celia Straus 819 1024 Reader Views Kids
When Livy, the little honey bee, gets in trouble for not working as hard as the other little honey bees in her hive, she has to answer to the Queen explaining why she isn’t working to her potential in “Livy Little Honey Bee” by author Celia Straus. She explains that she has so much fun flying around looking at all the colorful flowers that she doesn’t really want to collect pollen and nectar like her fellow honey bees. She also tells the Queen that she wants to be just as colorful as some of the beautiful flowers she finds while flying around. The Queen has a hard decision to make regarding what to do with Livy. Does the Queen tell Livy that she must collect pollen and nectar like the other honey bees in the hive? Or does the Queen allow Livy to do another job that’s more appealing to her? read more