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The Boy Who Lost His Bumble

By Trudi Esberger
Published by Child's Play


Price £6.99
Publisher Child's Play

A boy tends his garden lovingly but what he cares about most are the bees. When they disappear, he is devastated and wonders if they will ever return. The seasons change and Spring arrives, depicted subtly and graphically by four stages of growth of a plant in a pot, the bees return and the boy’s happiness is restored. Information at the end of the story explains where bees go in the winter and also how their continued existence is endangered and how humans can help to prevent this happening.

See also: Bee. Nature's Tiny Miracle by Britta Teckentrup. Little Tiger £7.99 9781848693166

Why Do We Need Bees? by Katie Daynes. Usborne £9.99 9781474917933

The Bee Book by Charlotte Milner. DK £12.99 9780241305188

The Book of Bees by Piotr Socha. Thames & Hudson £18.95  9780500650950