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Not So Busy Bee
Written and illustrated by Ruth Waters
Published by Windy Hollow Books
Purchase online (worldwide delivery)

Life as a bee is pretty busy. Unless you're Not So Busy Bee that is. With naps to take and clouds to count, is there time for anything else? But on Queen Bees' birthday, it's time for Not So Busy Bee to show all those other bees what he's really made of.


A tale of friendship, thoughtfulness, slowing down and bee-ing yourself. 

Available from 1 April in all good bookstores in Australia and NZ and worldwide online. Trade New South Books.  ISBN 9781922081872 

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Make your own collage creatures. 

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The illustrations were made by hand

using collage. See the making-process.

Click on the below gallery to get a sneak preview of some of the illustrations from Not So Busy Bee.

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