Food In the Flowers

Polly W. Cheney


This beautifully illustrated book with rhyming descriptions encourages children to exercise observation skills and to appreciate diversity, even among the bees, who help us grow our food when they visit flowers to find their own food.

In addition to the illustrations, two pages of song music are included in the back, as well as more descriptions and facts about pollinators. 

Copyright 2020. 28 pages. Softcover.

About the Author

Polly W. Cheney studied at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, and earned a B.A. in English from Carroll College in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Her pollinator education began through the Michigan Master Gardener Volunteer program.

About the Illustrator

Kim Overton graduated from Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Michigan, with a major in English, a minor in math and a teaching certificate. In addition to opening a bookstore, she co-founded an arts-integrated K-12 school, taught math and art, and earned her Masters in Education, as well as serving as a school leader on two continents. Her own creative journey seeks toe celebrate the magnificence of nature. 

Related Books

Polly W. Cheney and Kim Overton also teamed up to write the book Sip, Pick, and Pack: How Pollinators Help Plants Make Seeds for older children.  

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