A Buzz in the Meadow

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A Buzz in the Meadow

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Author :   Dave Goulson
Publisher :   Vintage
Published :   23/04/2015
ISBN :   9780099597698
Format :   Paperback
Pages :   288
Size (mm) :   198 x 124 x 19
Weight (g) :   200

From the author of the Samuel Johnson Prize-shortlisted Sunday Times bestseller A Sting in the TaleIn 2003 Dave Goulson bought a derelict farm in the heart of rural France, together with 33 acres of surrounding meadow. Over the course of a decade,... Read more

From the author of the Samuel Johnson Prize-shortlisted Sunday Times bestseller A Sting in the TaleIn 2003 Dave Goulson bought a derelict farm in the heart of rural France, together with 33 acres of surrounding meadow. Over the course of a decade, he created a place for his beloved bumblebees to thrive along with myriad insects of every kind. In this book you will learn how a deathwatch beetle finds its mate, about the importance of houseflies, why butterflies have spots on their wings, about dragonfly sex, bed-bugs and wasps. 

But it is also a wake-up call, urging us to cherish and protect life on earth in all its forms. A Buzz in the Meadow is a captivating look at our natural world and a call to arms for nature-lovers everywhere. 'Glorious' The Times 'Captivating' Independent