Bees A Honeyed History
  • Imprint: Abrams Books for Young Readers
  • Publication Date: March 28, 2017
  • Price: $24.95
  • Trim Size: 10 12 x 14 12
  • ISBN: 1-4197-2615-3
  • EAN: 9781419726156
  • Page Count: 80
  • Illustrations: full-color illustrations throughout
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Rights: North America

One part science, one part cultural history, and countless parts fascination, Bees celebrates the important role that these intriguing insects have played in our ecosystem throughout the ages. From Athena to Alexander the Great and from Egypt to Ethiopia, Bees explores different methods of beekeeping and uncovers the debt that humans owe this vital species. With beautifully accessible illustrations depicting everything from bee anatomy to the essentials of honey making, readers will be captivated by the endless wonders of this seemingly small speck of the animal kingdom.

About the author

Piotr Socha studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. He has worked as an illustrator for many newspapers and magazines.