Kaida Brightscales and the Magical Meadows

A Children’s Learning Book for Ages 4-6

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Pub Date 19 May 2023 | Archive Date 30 Nov 2023


A world brimming with flowers and colors. An inquisitive young dragon. A sick friend in need of help.

Kaida Brightscales loves to explore. And when the shimmering winged creature crosses paths with a busy butterfly and a focused ant, she’s delighted to discover that they’re working hard at very important jobs. But after she spots her sick bee friend, she’s not sure how to help her feel better.

Bothered by the news that all the bees in the hive are ill, Kaida asks her insect buddies to help her find some medicine. And as the thoughtful youngster grows to understand more about how nature needs to be in harmony, she realizes she’s taken on a really big job.

Can she and her tiny chums stay strong and get everyone buzzing back to health?

Kaida Brightscales and the Magical Meadows is the first book in the Beehive Secrets series for children ages 4-6. If you or your child like vivid and beautiful illustrations, fun ways to learn about nature, and making new friends, then you’ll love Xanda Monteiro’s tale of teamwork.

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A world brimming with flowers and colors. An inquisitive young dragon. A sick friend in need of help.

Kaida Brightscales loves to explore. And when the shimmering winged creature crosses paths with a...

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Thank you so much to Author Xanda Monteiro and Netgalley for the ebook to read and review.

Kaida the dragon enjoy’s all the nature around her, as she wanders around she finds her friends all working hard, all doing something important. Then she finds one of her friends Bella the bee is sick, together they just help her.

This was really cute, I loved the beautiful illustrations, the color tones of Kaida were so stunning, I loved looking at all the images everywhere. The furnace the beautiful nature drawn I really enjoyed looking around on these images.

The story is sweet, a story of wonderful friendship and kindness. I loved that it also teaches children about certain critters, what they are doing, why they do it. Kaida is adorable and helps them all with each task they do. It was really so sweet, I loved seeing them all work together to help one friend in need.

It’s a really bright beautiful book that’s easy to read and even had certain words highlighted which will help young readers start to learn too. It is a fun and nice read but also educational in a very fun way. I think younger readers would really enjoy this.

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I love that Kadia Helped each of her new friends with their work. Mr. Butterfly and the little Ant helped make soup for Bella the bee to drink. The Coloring of Kadia is my favorite an Ombre of Purple pink and blue.

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I loved reading this to my toddler with all the cute bright colors. A fun easy read for your busy kids before bed

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Beehive Secrets and the Magical Meadow by Xanda Monteiro is about Kaida, a curious dragon that’s friendly and helpful, who goes exploring the meadow. She meets Bella the Bee who’s feeling sick and she’s not the only one. Kaida gets help from Mr Butterfly and goes on a mission to cure Bella and her friends of their mysterious sickness.
This is a story of our bees and their wellbeing. It’s a tale of hope, teamwork, wonders of nature, power of friendship and collaboration. It shows the importance of pollination and hard work of bees. It is beautifully illustrated
Thank you #NetGalley and Xanda Monteiro for the ARC.
Release date: May 19, 2023
Ages 3-6

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Beehive Secrets and the Magical Meadows is a cute little story of Kaida, a curious dragon who goes around learning about the world around her and helping out her friends. She learns about butterflies, ants, and bees. The illustrations are bright and colorful. It's an adorable story to teach kids about learning new things and helping each other other. The only complaint I have is that the multiple fonts is distracting. Overall, Kaida has a great story to share with young learners! Thank you to Netgalley and the publisher for the eARC.

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Kaida and Bella will take your kids on a colorful adventure. Kaida’s kindness to her friend shines through with her concern for Bella’s health. Although she was a busy little bee, she was able to care about her friend. It was an educative and fun little book. It teaches kids to know and understand all about friendship and love.

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I absolutely love encouraging magical little books. Kaida the dragon is appreciating all the nature that surrounds her, wandering around visiting friends, but one her friends is sick. This children’s book teaches the importance of friendship and kindness. However, it also teaches children about other critters, what they are doing, why they do it. The illustrations are so colourful and whimsical. It just such an easy and encouraging tale.

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This is a cute colourful book for younger children that teaches them about compassion and helping others while learning about the importance of bees. The story and illustrations were also enjoyed by my three-year-old. It’s nice to read a story with good morals that is combined with something educational.

Thank you to Xanda Monteiro and NetGalley or providing me with a free electronic copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

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This story is about a small dragon called Kaida, she lives in a meadow full of abundance. Being a friendly dragon she is, she loves to observe insects around her and always offer helps when needed, but one day, during her joyous frolickinh around the meadow, she encountered a friend who's in trouble, can Kaida uplift the burden they are having? Follow her journey tp uncover the ending❤️
As I read the story, I cant help doting on the main character, She's cute and a good little dragon. Not only she's inquisitive but also helpful to those around her. On the other hand, format wise, I think the accompaniment visuals and coloured words help to create a fun reading experience as it is vibrant with colours and images. I felt like I'm on journey alongside Kaida throughout the story. Hence, I think it could serves as a good reading resources among young readers.

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The illustrations are cute, and the concept of friendship between two unlikely animals is fun and original.
Colourful and lovely to read.

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