Be amazed, be amused, be afraid: it’s Buzzing!
A great way for you and your kids to get to know, and celebrate, the minibeasts down your way.
- Nominated for the Carnegie Medal
- Shortlisted for the Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize
- Winner of the NS Teachers’ Book Award (Poetry category)
- A National Insect Week recommended children’s book (ages 6-12) & teachers’ resource
- Science meets poetry – engaging, informative & fun
- 67 ‘edu-taining’ poems about the tiny wildlife in our gardens, plus plenty of accompanying facts
- Richly illustrated with close-up colour photos
- Foreword by the Bumblebee Conservation Trus
Find out about my Buzzing! school poetry visits here.
Reviews of Buzzing!
***** ‘Likely to be a favourite at home or at school.’ Books for Keeps
‘Recommended to inspire an interest in minibeasts in both children and adults.’ Primary Science
‘A rhyming romp that is captivating, humorous and entertaining … A wonderful fun-filled introduction to the invertebrate world.’ Antenna, Journal of the Royal Entomological Society
‘A delightful partnership of science, poetry and photography … Will be enjoyed by children and adults alike.’ Guardian
***** ‘A fascinating introduction to the invertebrate world … Certainly a book for making learning fun!’ Journal of Biological Education
‘The real stars of the book are its rhymes … Very funny.’ Science
‘Will undoubtedly help youngsters to understand invertebrates and take in information in a memorable way … [and] serve as a bedside companion for more mature entomologists.’ Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologists Society
Find out more:
- Read sample pages
- Watch Buzzing! videos
- Record the bugs you see
- Download teachers’ resources
- Read more Buzzing! book reviews
- Find out about my Buzzing! performances
Anneliese Emmans Dean – theBigBuzz.biz – Bringing poetry to life