Love Bees: A family guide to help keep bees buzzing - With games, stickers and more (Hardcover)

Love Bees: A family guide to help keep bees buzzing - With games, stickers and more By Vanessa Amaral-Rogers Cover Image

Love Bees: A family guide to help keep bees buzzing - With games, stickers and more (Hardcover)


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'If you're keen to get your children or grandchildren interested in the natural world, Love Bees could be just what you need to fire their imaginations.' - Waitrose Weekend

‘A great introduction to bees worldwide, Love Bees explains how much we need bees and how much more there is to bee-kind than just honey.’ - Gill Perkins, CEO, Bumblebee Conservation Trust

'Full of fascinating facts and practical projects, it's the perfect guide to inspire nature-lovers of all ages to love bees.' - Craig Bennett, Chief Executive, Friends of the Earth

'Without bees our world would be dull and our diet mundane, virtually no flowers or fruit for starters. Love Bees introduces why bees matter and how we can all help them survive in the modern world of many pitfalls perpetrated by Homo sapiens. A great read with content for all the family.' - BugLife

Bees need our love and attention! Help save bees and have fun along the way with Love Bees: A Family Guide to Keep Bees Buzzing.

Bee colonies are fast declining and our buzzing buddies need our help urgently if they are to recover and thrive. In this bright, bubbly book, full of activities for families to do together, Vanessa Amaral-Rogers focuses on how we can help our nectar-collecting buddies flourish — and why these important insects are so awesome — through a whole swarm of engaging facts and fun games.

Teach your kids that conservation is cool – and what the awesome rules are to become a bee’s BFF (Best Friend Forever). Find out together how to make a bee hotel or a wildflower window box, and play the Waggle Dance board game

Pull-out activities include:
  • 64 colour stickers
  • Make your own bee mobile
  • Waggle Dance board game
  • Bee-spotter's survey sheet
  • Where do I live? wheel

With exciting lessons in natural history and gardening, from planting pollinator-friendly flowers to growing a green wall, this is a call to action with a positively sunny outlook.

If you like this book, you might like to take a look at Bees, Bugs & Butterflies for more fun ideas for young bug fans. . .

Vanessa Amaral-Rogers currently works for the RSPB as a communicator for birds and other wildlife. She was the campaigns officer for the charity Buglife, Europe’s only organisation devoted to the conservation of invertebrates, and regularly appears in the press—Countryfile to Sky News—raising awareness of bees and all small creatures. Vanessa is a self-proclaimed bug nerd and big fan of the beautiful bumblebee.

"This fun-filled book is designed for all the family and aims to show how brilliant bees are in an entertaining way."—NFU Countryside magazine

"A beautiful book to help us support and understand bees and their importance."—JUNO