About this book
A fascinating book about the humble bumblebee, from the founder of the Bumblebee Conservation Trust. Combines light-hearted Gerald Durrell-esque tales of a child's growing passion for nature with a deep insight into the crucial importance of this essential insect. The Trust has more than 8000 members and has won several conservation prizes.
The author has always been obsessed with wildlife, from his childhood menagerie of exotic pets and dabbling in experimental taxidermy to his groundbreaking research into the mysterious ways of the bumblebee and his mission to protect our rarest bees. This title tells his story.