The Little Book of Bees

Author(s): Hilary Kearney; Amy Holliday (Illustrator)


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. ContentsChapter One: The Story of BeesThe Evolution of the Bee · The Bee Life Cycle · The Bee Family Tree · Bee Anatomy · Bee Nesting Behaviours · Bee FactoidsChapter Two: SuperorganismsSociality in Bees · Bumble Bees · Honey Bees · Stingless BeesChapter Three: HoneyWhat is Honey? · Types of Honey · Practical Uses for Honey · Honey HealthcareChapter Four: BeekeepingWhy Keep Bees? · An Introduction to Beekeeping · Keeping Stingless BeesChapter Five: Protecting Our Bee BuddiesWhy Are Bees in Decline? · Supporting Our Bees in 10 Easy Steps · Providing a Home for Bees


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General Fields

  • : 9780008324278
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Limited
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
  • : 0.502
  • : June 2019
  • : ---length:- '18.1'width:- '13.4'units:- Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 224
  • : 595.799
  • : English
  • : 1908
  • : Hardback
  • : Hilary Kearney; Amy Holliday (Illustrator)