Recent Publications

  • On the Keeping of Bees

  • John Whitaker (2019)

  • A new edition of a popular handbook by John Whitaker, a Yorkshire beekeeper who is heavily involved in the education of beekeepers. John comments that "beekeeping is the most fascinating…
  • Honey in Modern Wound Management

  • Rose Cooper, Peter Molan and Richard White (2009)

  • Recent years have seen a reintroduction in the use of honey as a modern wound management product. Records found in the Edwin Smith Surgical Papyrus tell us that honey was…
  • Bees and Man

  • Wm. Michael Hood (2019)

  • Dr. Hood was in an enviable position that enabled him to visit many beekeepers and situations with bees. The reader is introduced to some very interesting and creative beekeepers and…
  • The Good Bee

  • Alison Benjamin Brian McCallum (2019)

  • Bees are our most loyal ally. These enigmatic creatures are a key lynchpin in the working of our planet. Without them our world would simply not function. We can all…
  • The Poetry of Bees

  • Liz Westcott (2019)

  • Liz Westcott has been keeping bees since 2005 and runs about 20 colonies in Brixham, Devon. Inspired by the bees to enter the Poetry Class at various local shows, Liz…
  • Bees vs People

  • Chris Slade (2019)

  • This slim volume of poems is titled as it is because partly it is about people I have met as a beekeeper and partly because, when I write about bees,…
  • The Idle Beekeeper

  • Bill Anderson (2019)

  • From building a hive to harvesting honey, a top urban beekeepers shows how to keep bees the simple way. Global bee populations have been rapidly declining for years, and it's…
  • The Lives of Bees

  • Thomas D. Seeley (2019)

  • The Latest important book from a world leading scientist! (Hardback, 432 pages) Humans have kept honey bees in hives for millennia, yet only in recent decades have biologists begun to…
  • The Asian Hornet Handbook

  • Sarah Bunker (2019)

  • Around 2004, the Asian or yellow-legged hornet (Vespa velutina nigrithorax) was accidentally imported into southern France from China, and it has spread through western European countries with astonishing speed. Since…
  • A Book of Honey

  • Eva Crane (2019)

  • Upon her death in 2007, the New York Times acknowledged that Eva Crane wrote some of the most important books on bees and apiculture. A Book of Honey is one…
  • Harvesting Honey

  • Wally Shaw (2018)

  • This booklet covers all stages of the process of getting honey from the hive and into a jar (suitable for sale) in a manner that inflicts the least damage to…
  • Comb Management

  • Wally Shaw (2018)

  • In a sense the combs in a honey bee nest are an extension of the bees that made them and it is really the bees and combs together that constitute…
  • In Business with Bees

  • Kim Flottum (2018)

  • Ready to take your beekeeping skills to the next level? In Business with Bees provides the answers you need. "The only way to save the honey bee is to save…
  • A Nomad Amongst the Bees

  • Julian Johnston (1995)

  • Julian Johnston started beekeeping when he was six years old and continued it in his various travels around the world with the Army and in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.…