The Book of Bees

Author(s): Piotr Socha


A big, beautifully illustrated book on one of the most amazing animals on earth: the humble bee.

How do bees communicate? What does a beekeeper do?  What does a beekeeper actually do? Who survived being stung by 2,443 bees?

This encyclopaedic book answers all these questions and many more, imparting masses of information with a light, humorous touch, and in scores of vibrant illustrations. Piotr Socha tracks the history of bees from the age of the dinosaurs to their current plight, examining along the way the role bees have played in history and in the rest of the natural world.


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Product Information

Piotr Socha is a graphic designer and illustrator, and the son of a beekeeper. He is one of Poland’s most popular cartoonists, famous for his comic drawings in various prominent Polish magazines and newspapers.

General Fields

  • : 9780500650950
  • : Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • : Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • : July 2016
  • : 272mm X 370mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : October 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hardback
  • : Piotr Socha
  • : 72