Dumbee by Loyd TiremanDumbee by Loyd Tireman

Dumbee

byLoyd TiremanIllustratorRalph DouglassContribution byEvelyn Yrisarri

Hardcover | December 1, 2015

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"Buzz, buzz, I like what I duz," sings Dumbee, the handsome bumblebee who buzzes happily around the mesa all day. Dumbee gets into more trouble than all the rest of his family put together, but he always buzz-z-z-z-es for help. Caught in sticky sap, he buzzes as loudly as only Dumbee can, and his brother flies to the rescue. But when Dumbee finds some mysterious blue honey, he proves that he is smarter than everyone else thinks.

First published between 1943 and 1949 and now available again, the seven books in the Mesaland Series introduce a new generation of readers to the animals and plants of the great Southwest.

Born in Orchard, Iowa, Loyd Tireman (1896-1959) was a pioneer in bilingual and community education. In 1927 Tireman began his thirty-two-year career at the University of New Mexico as a professor of elementary education. In 1947 Tireman established a curriculum materials center, which grew into a library located at the University of Ne...
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Title:DumbeeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:48 pages, 8 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:December 1, 2015Publisher:University of New Mexico PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0826356079

ISBN - 13:9780826356079

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"[Douglass's] timeless illustrations for the Mesaland Series mix a pulpy comic-book flair he developed as a cartoonist with an attention to line detail and facial and body expressions that he must have developed as an oil painter."
--Pasatiempo