Friday, April 27, 2012

Bee Learns to Persevere: Bizzy Bee and the Flowers

Veteran children's author Jill Warren's newest juvenile fiction takes readers on Bizzy's

first extraordinary day as a young bumblebee to show that perseverance can turn

obstacles into successes and that diversity plus acceptance equals cooperation.

New York Mills, NY - April 27, 2012 - Children's author Jill Warren announces the

release of Bizzy Bee and the Flowers. Written predominantly for children aged six to

nine, Warren's newest work educates youngsters about the factual routine and nature of

the bumblebee, but also teaches children that although others they meet may be different

from themselves, understanding and perseverance will always pay off.

One sunny spring morning a newly hatched and eager Bizzy Bee begins his first

adventure into the world. As he flies away, his instinct tells him to carry pollen from one

flower to another, but the first several stops he makes show him that sometimes even our

best ideas don't come off as planned!

An exceedingly proud sunflower turns Bizzy away in favor of more handsome prospects.

A timid dandelion is afraid to have Bizzy near her without the protection of her friend, a

domineering rock. A rose bush has been so damaged as a young plant that it misreads

Bizzy's intentions and backs away from his well-meant gesture of friendship.

By nightfall Bizzy is discouraged.

Finally the tired bumblebee stumbles across a kind daisy that is not too proud, fragile, or

frightened to share with him her authentic self, and offers him a spot to spend the night.

Bizzy also learns -- as do Warren's young readers - that the daisy's accepting nature is an

example to be followed and that the differences Bizzy has observed in others that day are

now more understandable. He sees, too, that his power to persevere through hardship and

adversity will ultimately bring him success.

Richly illustrated and admirably written, Warren's newest tale offers up an aesthetically

pleasing book and a comfortable narrative that gently carries along to them the author's

worthwhile message.

About the book:

Bizzy Bee and the Flowers by Jill Warren

ISBN: 978-1-4327-8239-9

Publisher: Outskirts Press

Date of publish: April 23, 2012

Pages: 31

S.R.P.: $16.95

About the author:

Jill Warren has a B. A. in Psychology and works as a Behavior Specialist Assistant with
preschool children affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders. Sharing the joy of reading
with her students and with her own son over the years inspired her to write stories for
children to enjoy and to talk about with their favorite adults. She resides in New York
and is currently working on her third book.

1 comment:

  1. Hi Terri! This sounds like a wonderful book for children. Cute cover.



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