Publication Date: 22/09/2016 ISBN: 9780500650950 Category:

The Book of Bees

Piotr Socha, Wojciech Grajkowski

Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publication Date: 22/09/2016 ISBN: 9780500650950 Category:
Hardback

£18.95

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Description

How do bees communicate? What does a beekeeper do? Did you know that Napoleon loved bees? Who survived being stung by 2,443 bees? This book answers all these questions and many more, tracking the history of bees from the time of the dinosaurs to their current plight.

Publisher Review

'A wonderfully imagined and wittily illustrated compendium ... Full of humour ... Everything is beautifully explained in detail on a double-page spread for a deeper understanding. Quite magnificent' - The Society of Authors 'A marvellous, unique picture book about beekeeping that delights everyone who sees it' - Bees for Development Journal 'While it is intended for children with most of the illustrations ... of a folksy and caricature-type nature, it will readily appeal to adults too' - Beekeeper Quarterly 'Charming and educative' - The Tablet 'The Bee Book is a treasure trove of information just waiting to 'bee' harvested!' - The Bookbag 'This A3-sized beautifully illustrated book will quickly become a favourite in any household' - Countryside 'This glorious book will introduce you to the bee world. It is fantastically illustrated in a cartoonish style that is big, bold and will appeal to all ages of reader. As well as being encyclopaedic, it is great fun - featuring recipes and a little bee newspaper, the Daily Buzz' - Book Trust 'Designed like a coffee table book, yet containing the knowledge of an encyclopaedia, and reading like a fun newspaper, this is stunningly executed my top non-fiction book of the year' - Minerva Reads 'A beautifully illustrated new book by cartoonist Piotr Socha will delight your children with all things buzzy...It is a brilliant way to educate the younger generation about something very small but very important' - Absolutely Education Magazine

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