The Children's Life of the Bee

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Maurice Maeterlinck

Narrated By: Phil Chenevert

Publisher: LibriVox

Date: December 2016

Duration: 2 hours 42 minutes

Summary:

Buzz, buzz, buzz. A fascinating and beautifully written explanation of the life of the honey bee. Maeterlinck, who won the Noble Prize for Literature, wrote a more scholarly work called The Life of the Bee but then rewrote it in simpler terms so that children could appreciate what goes in a hive. The book describes in simple language the inner workings of a hive from its beginning with a swarm to the fully functional hive with thousands of workers, drones and a queen busily building, repairing and gathering. (Summary by phil chenevert)

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