“A wonderful graphic novel.”—Neil Gaiman
Experience the life of a honeybee in this coming-of-age story about a bee named Nyuki, in this full-color graphic novel by Jay Hosler, perfect for curious kids who are fans of the Science Comics series.
Nyuki is a brand-new honeybee—and she has a lot of questions. Like
- When does a bee go through metamorphosis?
- Why does a queen bee sometimes leave her hive?
- And where does all this honey come from, anyway?!
But Nyuki’s biggest question is, “What is this inner voice I hear, and why does it tell me to go forth to adventure?
Follow Nyuki on a lifelong journey as she annoys her sisters, avoids predators, and learns to trust her inner voice as she masters the way of the hive.
And if you still have questions at the end, the back of the book uncovers even more mysteries about the lives of these incredible insects!
Junior Library Guild Selection
Jay Hosler is a biology professor by day and a scheming cartoonist by night. His diabolical plan is to weave his love of the natural world into thrilling tales of adventure. So far, the plan seems to be working. Unsuspecting readers fall into stories about creepy-crawly things and discovering the wondrous world right under their feet. His books have been translated into several languages, but he can only read the ones in English. In his spare time, Jay likes to read comics and watch Godzilla movies. He lives in Pennsylvania with his queen and two drones.
||Children’s 10 – 12 years