The Book of Bees

Publisher: Thames & Hudson

Review

Bees are amazing. They make honey, build their own homes and perform a special dance telling each other where the juiciest flowers grow. Everyone loves them - from the Roman Empress who bathed in honey to the farmers in Africa who use them to protect their crops from elephants.

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.

The text is smart and funny, full of fascinating facts that will introduce you to the wonderful bee world that spans from the dinosaurs to the Ancient Egyptians.

Share this page with your friends

More books like this

Animalium

Author: Jenny Broom Illustrator: Katie Scott

Quirky yet authoritative, this book is bursting with information to engage young naturalists, whilst the spectacular illustrations in a rich colour palette give it real 'wow' factor.

Read more about Animalium

Insect Detective

Author: Steve Voake Illustrator: Charlotte Voake

A range of insects are introduced – wasps, solitary bees, ants, dragonflies – and their behaviour described.

Read more about Insect Detective