The Queen, the Bear, and the Bumblebee by Dini Petty

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Three friends, the Queen, the Bear, and the Bumblebee, set sail on a flying ship into the far reaches of space, where they encounter the charming Prince of Night and his wish-granting crown. The others ask for personal improvements, but the sage Bumblebee is happy to stay his old self. When trouble turns up, the humble bee saves the day with the tried-and-true assets nature gave him. Whimsically illustrated, this amusing verse tale shows the importance of believing in oneself.
 

About Dini Petty

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petty is host of the dini petty show, and lives in toronto Rose Cowles has won awards for both illustration and design. She lives in Victoria, British Columbia.
 
Published October 1, 2000 by Whitecap Books. 32 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books. Fiction

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The queen asks for a pair of wings and the bear wants to take the form of a man so he can wear clothes instead of hair, which is "always just there" ("I want to wear shirts, hats, tails, and pants,/ and change every time I go out to a dance").The bumblebee, however, ignores his friends' suggestio...

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