Children's Books

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    The ABC’s of Honey Bees

      Roda Shope

    This whimsical book celebrates the magical world of the honey bee. Each letter of the alphabet represents an important aspect of the honey bee’s life, and takes the reader on a captivating journey from A to Z. The author’s detailed explanations and brilliant photography provide a close-up look into this amazing world. The ABC’s of Honey Bees is perfect for…

    The ABC's of Beekeeping

      Roda Shope

    This whimsical book celebrates the exciting world of beekeeping. Each letter of the alphabet represents an important aspect of a beekeeper’s life, and takes the reader on a captivating journey from A to Z. The author’s detailed explanations and brilliant photography provide a close-up look into the life of a beekeeper. The ABC’s of Beekeeping is perfect for both children…

    Honey Bees and Beekeeping. Double CD

    An Introduction

      Pamela Todd

    This is an excellent aid for introducing bees and beekeeping to children and adults. Recommended for children aged 6 years and older the CR Rom contains two presentations. The first is a self-contained presentation to be used by individuals or small groups. The second is for use by a beekeeper wishing to give presentations to interested groups. The presentation contains…

    The Book of Bees

    Text by Wojciech Grajkowski

      Piotr Socha

    How do bees communicate? How long have they been around? What does a beekeeper actually do? Who survived being stung by 2,443 bees? This encyclopaedic book answers all these questions and many more with a light, humorous touch. Piotr Socha tracks the history of bees from the age of the dinosaurs to their current plight, examining along the way the…

    The Life and Death of Beatrice The Bee

    The World of a Honey Bee with Factual Information and Photographs

      Brian Haddon

    There are many fine books on Queen rearing which assume quite a degree of skill, Ben introduces ways of overcoming aspects of the processes that some find daunting. It covers, in a clear and simple fashion, grafting, queen cell initiation, stocking a mini nuc and requeening without finding the queen. As such it should prove invaluable to the small scale…

    Melinda's Bee-Hive Volume 1

      Soula T. Dempster

    From the outset, Melinda, a new-born female honey bee does everything she can to please her queen, Melissa. She has many jobs to do in the hive before she can learn to fly. In her first flying lesson, she finds taking off and landing are difficult and she practises hard. Soon she joins the ranks of the foragers. Daisy, the…

    What on Earth? Bees. Explore, create and investigate

      Andrea Quigley

      Pau Morgan

    Bees are one of the hardest working insects on our planet. As they buzz from plant to plant, they spread pollen which helps our food to grow. Without them, the world would be a very different place. Discover all you need to know about bees and their place in our world through experiments, investigations, and hands-on tasks. This book takes…

    Bella, the Queen Bee

      Julian Popescu

    Bella, The Queen Bee, rules her hive without mercy. The female bees work ceaselessly. The male drones such as Tom and Harold are rude and lazy. Old bees are pushed out of the hive and left to die. The guard bees perish, fighting earwigs and other more deadly enemies which attack the hive in pursuit of honey. But the most…

    The Legend of the Hive

      Maria Owsianka

    Beautifully illustrated children's story book giving an account of the life of the summer bee. One of the most compelling pieces of natural history writing to be published in recent years, this illustrated account of the life of a summer bee is remarkable both by way of its fascinating insight and exquisite presentation.

    Special Offer: The ABC’s of Honey Bees & The ABC's of Beekeeping

    2 Books for £20

      Roda Shope

    These whimsical books celebrate the exciting world of both beekeeping and honey bees.  Each letter of the alphabet represents an important aspect of both a beekeeper and honey bee’s life, and takes the reader on a captivating journey from A to Z. The author’s detailed explanations and brilliant photography provide a close-up look into the lives of both beekeeper &…