Bee Books

Hello friends,
I have been asked to recommend some Bee Books, books that will help us to understand the problems we are facing and how we can contribute in this fight to save our planet. Also to be included, we need a couple of books to introduce us to our friends, the Bees …

Here are a few titles – in particular order – to start the ball rolling. I would be delighted if you send me by email to any titles you have read and would like to recommend.

Thank you


1 .A Sting in the Tale, by Dave Goulson, Published by Vintage in UK

2. The Garden Jungle, or gardening to save the planet, by Dave Goulson, Published by Jonathan Cape UK

3. The Bee: A Natural History, by Noah Wilson-Rich et al, Published by Princeton University Press. The Ivy Press in paperback.

4. Honey and Dust, by Piers Moore Ed. , One man’s journey in search of honey and the elusive creatures who make  honey. Published by Bloomsbury

5. The Lives of Bees: the untold story of the honey bee in the wild. Thomas D Seeley. Published by Princeton University Press

6. I haven’t read this one but it looks fascinating and has now joined by to be read list: Bee Time, Lessons from the Hive by Mark L. Winston. Published by Harvard University Press

7. Also not yet read, but comes recommended: Mediation and the art of Beekeeping by Mark Magill. Published by The Ivy Press

8. A World Without Bees by Alison Benjamin and Brian McCallum. Published by Guardian Books

9. The Bee Book. Published by Dorling Kindersley

10. Buzz, the nature and necessity of Bees by Thor Hanson. Published by Icon Books Ltd

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