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Reviewed by Melinda Facal for Readers' Favorite
Bee! is an engaging children’s picture book written by Carrie Hyatt with illustrations by Tatiana Kamshilina. In this fun and educational story, readers follow along with Buzz the bee on his journey to collect nectar. On the way, Buzz encounters some potential danger, but he carries on courageously while remembering to be swift, to be brave, and to be safe. Young readers are encouraged to participate in Buzz’s adventures in entertaining and creative ways. As children encourage Buzz to be brave, they will also learn a valuable tool to use on their own to combat fear. Sweet moments are shared when Buzz sends encouragement down to all of the people he is flying over. Vibrant and delightful illustrations enhance the upbeat tone of this story. The fun interaction, as well as the rhyme and alliteration throughout Bee! will captivate young readers.
Carrie Hyatt’s Bee! is an enjoyable story that shares a very useful way to deal with fear. Parents, teachers, and caregivers will value this entertaining story that introduces a positive way to tackle fears. Buzz’s experiences will help children to understand that it is natural to be afraid at times, and while many people are terrified of bees, the bees themselves have fears to contend with. Hyatt’s playful approach to handling stressful situations gives children a practical and helpful way to remain calm in the face of fear. The colorful and detailed illustrations throughout are sure to delight young readers. Bee! is an uplifting read filled with encouragement and optimism.