Posts tagged ‘laurie krebs’

The Beeman has surpassed even our own expectations; we were thrilled in 2010 when the book was announced as the winner of The English Association’s Award for the Best Non-Fiction title for Children aged 4-7. So when we heard about Laurie Krebs and The Beeman being selected for New York State’s Agriculture in the Classroom’s Literacy Week, we couldn’t help but ‘bee’ excited. The program, made possible by a partnership among Cornell University, the NYS Education Department, and the New York Farm Bureau, seeks to foster in young students all over New York State an awareness, understanding of, and appreciation for the agricultural system in America.

Ever wondered where authors get their ideas from? Check out this guest post by our wonderful, world traveling author, Laurie Krebs, to learn how she came up with the concept for her first Barefoot Books title, We All Went on Safari. In her words