The Bad Beekeepers Club: How I stumbled into the Curious World of Bees - and became (perhaps) a Better Person (Paperback)
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The Bad Beekeepers Club: How I stumbled into the Curious World of Bees - and became (perhaps) a Better Person (Paperback)

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Hello. My name is Bill and I'm a bad beekeeper. A really bad beekeeper.'
So begins Bill Turnbull's charming and often hilarious account of how he stumbled into the world of beekeeping (sometimes literally). Despite many setbacks - including being stung (twice) on his first day of training - beekeeping somehow taught Bill a great deal about himself, and the world around him.
The Bad Beekeeper's Club also highlights the very real threats to Britain's bee population. One in every three tablespoons of food derives directly from the pollinating process of the humble bumble bee. But hives are collapsing at an accelerating rate with significant environmental consequences.
Fascinating and extremely funny, The Bad Beekeeper's Club is a universally appealing story about a very singular passion.

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9780751544053
Number of pages: 256
Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 17 mm


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His description of the pleasure bees bring is captivating and told in such an engaging manner. This is truly charming. * News of the World *
An entertaining beekeeping memoir * The Times *
a must-read for honey lovers' Daily Mail

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“Appropriate”

A light-hearted look at an important hobby, which, whilst self-denigrating manages to inform and instruct both beekeepers and the uninitiated. I have a family member who is a beekeeper, and was therefore interested in... More

Paperback edition
29th May 2011
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“collection of lighthearted and amusing stories”

Does the thought of beekeeping arouse your inquisitive side? Then this may be the ideal book for you.

Inside is a series of lighthearted and amusing tales describing the ups and downs of gaining entry to the... More

Paperback edition
5th February 2012
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