Bees play an essential role in the pollination of crops, but they face an increasing number of threats. This book provides information about 32 bee species including their size, habitat, location, nesting and eating habits, plus other interesting facts. A photograph of each species allows easy identification of these beautiful and important insects. Jack Byard is a former mechanic, jewellery craftsman and school technician. He is retired and now lives in Bradford. This is his 13th book in the popular "Know Your" series which also includes Know Your Sheep, Know Your Cattle and Know Your Pigs.
Jack Byard was born in Bradford in Yorkshire where he has lived and worked all his life. He always had a deep affection for his rural heritage and so wrote his first book, Know Your Sheep, with a view to sharing with others the countryside that he loves.
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