Bee-wigged by Cece Bell


Bee-wigged by Cece Bell

This title offers a sweet and funny take on the problem of being yourself and finding new friends. Jerry Bee has always had trouble making friends. People are scared of an enormous bee and run away as soon as they see him, until one day he picks up a wig and finds that attitudes suddenly change. With his wonderful new disguise, Jerry dares to go to school for the first time. His new classmates love him. They even make him Grand Marshal in the school parade. It's all going so well - until a strong wind blows the wig right off Jerry's head! Is this the end of Jerry's new-found friendships? No...Jerry has made one unexpected friend, who is about to speak up and save the day! Cece Bell's kitsch, contemporary artwork has strong cross-over appeal. From the reowned author of Sock Monkey Goes to Hollywood (9780744598506) comes a hilarious tale of friendship and acceptance that is certain to make you smile.

About the Author

Cece Bell is the illustrator of the successful Sock Monkey series from Candlewick and Crankee Doodle by her husband Tom Angleberger. She has a graduate degree in illustration and design from Kent State University. She is hearing impaired.

She lives in an old church in Virginia and works in a new-ish barn right next door. She grew up in Salem, Viriginia and drank a lot of limeades at the Brooks-Byrd Pharmacy downtown. She met her husband, writer Tom Angleberger, at the College of William and Mary, where they were both art majors. Cece went on to get a graduate degree in illustration and design at Kent State University (amazing program!). She has worked as a freelance illustrator for all kinds of nutty projects, but is now a full-time author and illustrator. Cece enjoys moments of hilarity with Tom, along with three three lady dogs and two youngsters.

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40 pages
Interest Age: 4+


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Publication date

3rd May 2010



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