Brilliant Bees

From the Series Linda Glaser's Classic Creatures

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

This delightfully simple lyrical text about the life of the honey bee is enhanced by bold, beautiful illustrations. Brilliant Bees includes an easy-to-read text, picture book art, and a question-and-answer section.

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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Science
Category Animals
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Publication Date 2011-08-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
Dewey 595.79
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Guided Reading Level L
ATOS Reading Level 4.0
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 101247
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Awards, Reviewed, and Teaching Guides

Author: Linda Glaser

Illustrator: Gay Holland

Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!

Linda Glaser's Classic Creatures

Linda Glaser’s simple picture books honor some of our planet’s most fascinating creatures. Kids love these fact-filled and fun books with their bright and interesting illustrations. View available downloads →


  • NSTA/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12, Winner, 2003



“. . . excellent, large-scale pictures in colored pencil . . . clearly written . . . first-rate. The clean look of the book and the detailed drawings make this a most attractive first look at bees.”

Library Media Connection

“The youngest naturalist will love the detailed and highly accurate illustrations of bees. Preschool listeners will enjoy the soft narrative . . . Older listeners will enjoy the answers to more technical questions. . . Children encounter bees regularly, mostly learning to avoid stingers. After reading this book, the next meeting with a bee in their garden will be one of respect. Recommended.”
Library Media Connection

School Library Journal

“With its appealing format and simple text, Brilliant Bees will be a useful addition for the picture-book set.”
School Library Journal