Meet Barney Bee, a very sweet, yet plumply round bumble bee who spends his day flying from flower to flower eating pollen. In fact, Barney Bee loves pollen so much he ‘comes down’ with a hefty problem. Join Hamilton Troll as he spends a day following Barney Bee around and learning some pretty interesting facts about Bumble Bees as well as the names of a few Texas flowers.
Read alsoHamilton Troll meets Elwood Woodpecker
Woodpeckers drill holes into wood to find bugs & worms for food. When Elwood begins pecking at this piece of wood though, he finds it's as hard as stone! When Hamilton Troll finds Elwood, he is laying against the rock-hard wood with a headache!Hamilton wants to help Elwood and is reminded of something the Beaver Brothers once told him.Join…
Excerpt from Midwest Book Review: …Told in rhyme, with hint vocabulary definitions on select pages, the Hamilton Troll Series is first class educational entertainment for children age 4 and up. The bright and breezy color illustrations make the story come alive.
Excerpt from Midwest Book Review: …the best bit about this book is the narrative of rhyme which is sophisticated, child oriented and has good rhythm. I can imagine reading this to my granddaughter at quite a pace, and keeping her interest with the words and the fine detail in the pictures.
Article excerpt from the Texas Now Magazine: …In speaking with Ms. Shields recently, one feels the enthusiasm of childhood and finds that her main goal is that her stories are light hearted with an ethical and moral value to them and that they are not to be fearsome for a child. Cleverly researched, the animals for Shields’ stories find themselves in moral and ethical situations that ring true for today’s changing world. Using nature in this way has given Kathleen’s stories a positive edge that is lacking in children’s culture.