Reading Rainbow (1987)

Genres - Education  |   Sub-Genres - Children's Educational, Children's Entertainment, Literary Studies  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - United States  |  
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Synopsis by Alice Day

Working around bees may seem like a daunting task, and host LeVar Burton demonstrates the necessary precautions to take as he explores a hive in Reading Rainbow: Life Cycle of the Honeybee. In the featured book, youngsters learn many facts about this important insect, how commercial beekeepers remove the honey and where it goes from there. Bees are social insects, and the program gives information about their intricate society, from the worker bees to the queen. Other books reviewed in the program include The Lady and the Spider, The Reason for a Flower, and Going Buggy! Jokes About Insects.



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