New Release: A Bee or Not a Bee?

What makes a bee a bee? 

It's not their color or the fact that they make honey (in fact, only a few bees can even make honey). 

I've been reading up on bees for the last couple of years while working on this book--and they are amazing insects! We mostly think about honeybees or maybe bumblebees, but there are also carpenter bees, mason bees, sweat bees, mining bees, sunflower bees, and many others.

My new book, A Bee or Not a Bee?, takes a look at some of these bees and compares them with bee mimics. It teaches kids about different traits that bees have, while introducing kids to insect identification and all kinds of fun science facts. 

You can find more information about this book at