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If You Should Hear a Honey Guide

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There is an East African bird that loves honeycombs but sometimes cannot reach them. So the honey guide calls to a person or a honey badger and leads them to a bee nest. The writer's powerful voice takes readers on a journey through beautifully and evocatively painted African landscapes. Carrying a burning stick (its smoke will subdue the angry bees), we move cautiously pa ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published July 1st 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company (first published 1995)
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So lyrical it might almost be a poem! Learn about the relationship that Honey Guide birds develop with humans and badgers in Kenya in order to get help retrieving honey combs from a beehive.
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April Pulley Sayre is an award-winning children’s book author of over 55 natural history books for children and adults. Her read-aloud nonfiction books, known for their lyricism and scientific precision, have been translated into French, Dutch, Japanese, and Korean. She is best known for pioneering literary ways to immerse young readers in natural events via creative storytelling and unusual persp ...more
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