"Maya the Bee" is an inspired story that at the beginning seems like a guide to the world of nature and insects. Maya, just as every other curious girl, stepped into the world bravely and everyday she discovered it more. While following Maya's footsteps the reader has an opportunity to get to know the beauties […]
Waldemar Bonsels is a well-known and appreciated German writer born on February 21st 1881 in Ahrensburg. He became famous because of his most popular story hero, and that is Maya the bee.
Waldemar had an interesting life and had had many experiences which he used in his books. Thanks to his exciting life he is still one of the world’s famous authors.
He traveled a lot and published some books about his travels that involved cities in Egypt, Europe, North and South America and India.
He also wrote poems, novel and fairytales. Maya the Bee was his most famous work, published in 1912.
He died on July 31st, 1952 when he was 72 years old. He never lived to see Maya’s first cartoon adaptation because of which Maya became famous all over the world.