Recently, I was invited to a local Garden Center to participate in their Fall Fest Celebration. Since early Spring time would be a more appropriate time for me to share my children's books about "The Pollinators" and my Kid's Gardening Book "Kidz Gone To Potz", my mind was in a quarry about just how to connect my books to the occasion. The perfect solution came about when I saw their Pumpkin Display. Quite by coincidence, two of my Author Friends and I had written a 'Timeline' of Stories about Pumpkins: I wrote a story about 'Pollination of Foods by Honey Bees. Pumpkins are one of those foods that are pollinated by bees.
If it wasn't for Honey Bees and their cousins the Squash Bees, there might not be any pumpkins for us to eat as pies, cookies, breads, or roasted seeds - There might not be any pumpkins to tell happy stories about Pilgrims and Thansgiving Feasts as told in Carol Dabney's book: The Happy Pumpkin, Patch
There might not be any pumpkins to grow in patches and to cut out into Jack-0-Lanterns for Halloween as told in the book by Linda Nance: The Pumpkin Field.
So, there was my introduction to my book about Honey Bees: Hobie The Dancing Honey Bee