Get buzzing with excitement for this beautiful book about the secret life of bees...

There's so much more to these incredible little creatures than meets the eye! Here's how you can get your hands on a copy of this beautiful book.

Did you know that bees have five eyes? As well as a special stomach just for honey! Whilst we know and love bees for their busy buzzing around, pollinating flowers and making delicious honey, there's so much more to learn about these fascinating animals.

This stunning picture book takes you on an incredible tour of the hive with the adorable Buzzwing, and shares some impressive facts about their habitat and life cycle. You'll also learn why these tiny creatures are so important to the health of our ecosystems - as well as the role of bees in folklore and mythology.

Take the quiz: How much do you know about the secret life of bees?

For the chance to win one of three copies of The Secret Life of Bees by Moira Butterfield and Vivian Mineker, simply answer the question below and leave your details by the closing date of 11pm on Monday 17 May.

Win The Secret Life of Bees

Where do bees make honey?

Terms and conditions

1. Participants must be at least 18 years old to enter.

2. To enter the competition, you must be a resident of England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland. 

3. The competition is not open to employees (or members of their immediate families) of BookTrust.

4. Only one entry per person.

5. Entries must be submitted by 11pm on Monday 17 May 2021.

6. There will be three winners selected at random (from all eligible entries).

7. If a chosen winner does not respond to correspondence within one week, a new winner will be selected.

8. Our decision will be final, and no correspondence will be entered into.

9. The prize will not be transferable to another person.

10. No part of the prize is exchangeable for cash or any other prize.

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15. BookTrust reserves the right to amend the competition end date at any time.


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