The Little Book of Bees: An Illustrated Guide to the Extraordinary Lives of Bees

Hilary Kearney (Author) Amy Holliday (Illustrator)
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Description

Bees continue to fascinate and charm us all - from novice gardeners and nature-lovers to dedicated environmentalists - and today, bees need our help more than ever. Discover the story of these incredible creatures, with The Little Book of Bees .

Bees first appeared on Earth an incredible 130 million years ago. Since the time of the dinosaurs, evolution has taken our beloved bees on an incredible journey - and today, there are 20,000 species on the planet.

The Little Book of Bees is a lovely, informative book of all things bee - from evolution and communication, to honey, beekeeping, and saving the bees - all in a beautifully illustrated gift book.

Contents

Chapter One: The Story of Bees
The Evolution of the Bee The Bee Life Cycle The Bee Family Tree Bee Anatomy Bee Nesting Behaviours Bee Factoids

Chapter Two: Superorganisms
Sociality in Bees Bumble Bees Honey Bees Stingless Bees

Chapter Three: Honey
What is Honey? Types of Honey Practical Uses for Honey Honey Healthcare

Chapter Four: Beekeeping
Why Keep Bees? An Introduction to Beekeeping Keeping Stingless Bees

Chapter Five: Protecting Our Bee Buddies
Why Are Bees in Decline? Supporting Our Bees in 10 Easy Steps Providing a Home for Bees

Product Details

Price
£9.99  £9.29
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Publish Date
6 August 2019
Language
English
Type
Hardback
EAN/UPC
9780008324278
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