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Honey bees : letters from the hive / Stephen Buchmann.

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  • ISBN: 9780385737708 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 038573770X (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9780385906838 (glb)
  • ISBN: 0385906838 (glb)
  • Physical Description: 212 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, c2010.

Content descriptions

General Note: "Based on the adult book, Letters from the hive: an intimate history of bees, honey, and humankind published by Bantam Books in 2005."
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-207) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Secrets of the bee: abuzz with activity -- Flowers and bees: the dance -- A year in the life of a beekeeper -- Staying in touch: the beekeeper's craft -- The beginning of an enduring passion: prehistoric honey hunters -- A taste of honey: sampling varieties from around the world -- Trading honey in the ancient and modern worlds -- Searching for gold: ancient rituals and modern-day honey hunters -- Good for what ails you -- How sweet it is: cooking with honey throughout the ages.
Summary, etc.: "A fascinating look at the story of bees, the many extraordinary and often unexpected ways they've enriched our lives from prehistoric times to today, and their importance in keeping the food chain thriving."
Target Audience Note: 012 up.

Available copies

  • 5 copies at Merrimack Valley Library Consortium. (Show)
  • 1 copy at Wilmington Memorial Library.

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0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Collection Status Due Date
Wilmington Memorial Library J 638.1 Buc (Text) Children's Non-Fiction Available -
Subject: Honeybee > Juvenile literature
Bee culture > Juvenile literature
Bee culture

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