Author 'Papa Bee' brings anti-bullying message to DVES


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  • Barry Benson signs a copy of "There’s a Flower in Our Vegetable Garden": pictured in the back (fromm left) are Emma Smith and Brielle Spears; front: Taylor Spears, Vidhi Patel, Connor Giblin, Barry Benson, and Hayden Opitz (Photo by Peg Snure)




  • Mr. Mang (left) receives a copy of "There’s a Flower in Our Vegetable Garden" for the DVES library from Mr. Benson (right) and Connor Giblin (center). (Photo by Peg Snure)




  • DVE-News/TV Reporter Connor Giblin and author Barry Benson on DVE-TV (Photo by Peg Snure)




  • Barry Benson with Mrs. Connell’s second-grade class (Photo by Peg Snure)




Matamoras. Barry Benson, aka Papa Bee, author of "There’s a Flower in Our Vegetable Garden," visited Delaware Valley Elementary School (DVES) recently.

He was interviewed on DVE-TV by reporter Connor Giblin on the morning program. Mr. Benson explained that some of the characters in his book were based on his son and a friend of his.

He wrote the book to support anti-bullying. He wants children to realize that they are all special and should be accepted as themselves.

After the interview, he signed a copy of the book and handed a copy to the librarian, Mr. Mang, for the DVES library. He then went to visit each second-grade class and read the book to students.






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