Troubador Bees Make Honey and Butterflies Make Jam

Released: 21/04/2017

eISBN: 9781788031912

Format: eBook

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Bees Make Honey and Butterflies Make Jam

With other educational stories

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"I laughed out loud on the train – Elizabeth Offord, author’s mother"


"I laughed out loud on the train when he said he was writing a book – Ann Offord, author’s wife"


The cover is varnished so the book can be used as a coaster.

Bees Make Honey and Butterflies Make Jam by John Offord is an amusing collection of tongue-in-cheek tales. Several of the stories turn fairy-tale tropes on their heads. One of these is the story of The Princess and the Frog. Offord’s version even makes a play on 'Anna and the King of Siam’. I laughed out loud at most of the stories, and even spit my tea at some of the cheeky absurdities. But I loved the way the author created these 'spoof' style renditions. They were original, and well thought out.

by Dee Williams (NetGalley)


An interesting way of telling an assortment of silly tales. Highly engaging.

by Rogene Carter


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