Tag Archives: Bees

Where’s Basil? – Visiting the Eiffel Tower, Paris – Brown Bear’s Big Day Out

Basil’s been here before. He’s quite a big fan of Paris. Brown Bear’s Big Day Out is a story about a bear in a zoo that puts on a disguise so that he can escape and visit a funfair called Dizzyland. It’s about looking at people in depth and not being afraid because they look […]

Where’s Basil? Jardin de Luxembourg, Paris – Brown Bear’s Big Day Out

Basil’s seen here visiting the the beautiful Jardin de Luxembourg in Paris. Brown Bear’s Big Day Out is a story about a bear in a zoo that puts on a disguise so that he can escape and visit a funfair called Dizzyland. It’s about looking at people in depth and not being afraid because they […]

Where’s Basil? At home and thinking about honey – Brown Bear’s Big Day Out

Basil’s at home but he’s running out of honey. He’s thinking about asking Bea from the Busy Bee stories if she has has some to spare in the hive at Old Oak Meadow. Perhaps he could visit her and collect some if he put a disguise back on and pretended to be a person. Brown […]

Where’s Basil? – relaxing in the Hôtel de Nesle, Paris – Brown Bear’s Big Day Out

Basil’s relaxing in the wonderful and a little quirky Hôtel de Nesle in Paris. This is his favourite hotel in Paris as it is bear friendly. Each of its rooms is decorated differently and you won’t find many places like it. 3rd April 2014 Brown Bear’s Big Day Out is a story about a bear […]

Where’s Basil? – relaxing in his hotel room, Seoul, Korea – Brown Bear’s Big Day Out

Basil’s hotel room was high up in a modern hotel. He had great views of the city. Brown Bear’s Big Day Out is a story about a bear in a zoo that puts on a disguise so that he can escape and visit a funfair called Dizzyland. It’s about looking at people in depth and […]

Where’s Basil? – relaxing after climbing to the Namsan Seoul Tower, Korea – Brown Bear’s Big Day Out

It was quite a warm day as Basil and his friends climbed up to the Namsan Tower, in Seoul, Korea so he was quite happy to sit down and take a rest. Brown Bear’s Big Day Out is a story about a bear in a zoo that puts on a disguise so that he can […]

Where’s Basil? – relaxing in the Hôtel de Nesle, Paris – Brown Bear’s Big Day Out

Basil’s relaxing in the wonderful and a little quirky Hôtel de Nesle in Paris having taken the Eurostar from London. After spending the night here he took the train to Lausanne in Switzerland. Brown Bear’s Big Day Out is a story about a bear in a zoo that puts on a disguise so that he […]

The bees are searching – an illustration from Busy Bee and the Silent Spring

In Busy Bee and the Silent Spring, named after Rachel Carson’s ground breaking book, the bees of Old Oak Meadow have to try to find the source of the illness that is affecting all the creatures living there. This is the scene where Bea and four other bees go in search of what that source […]

The bee stretcher – help is at hand, an illustration from Busy Bee and the Silent Spring

Four bees carry an unwell bee back to the hive. In Busy Bee and the Silent Spring, named after Rachel Carson’s ground breaking book, the bees of Old Oak Meadow have to try to find the source of the illness that is affecting all the creatures living there. Some teachers who have reviewed the story […]

A dizzy Bee – an illustration from Busy Bee and the Silent Spring

In this illustration from Busy Bee and the Silent Spring one of the bees starts to feel very dizzy. The story is all about Bea and her friends who live in Old Oak Meadow trying to discover why all the inhabitants of the meadow are feeling unwell. This leads them to a bad farmer who […]