Tell it to the Bees

bees. Dr Markham told Charlie how the warm February sun could lure them from the hive with a promise, like the ice queen, then freeze them to death. How they could lose their way home in the snow, bewildered by its brightness.

Author: Fiona Shaw

Publisher: Profile Books

ISBN: 9781782830047

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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A spellbinding story of forbidden love in the 1950s, now a major movie starring Anna Paquin and Holliday Grainger A secret love which has a whole town talking ... and a small boy very worried. Lydia Weekes is distraught at the break-up of her marriage. When her young son, Charlie, makes friends with the local doctor, Jean Markham, her life is turned upside down. Charlie tells his secrets to no one but the bees, but even he can't keep his mother's friendship to himself. The locals don't like things done differently. As Lydia and the doctor become closer, the rumours start to fly and threaten to shatter Charlie's world.

Tell it to the Bees

A secret love which has a whole town talking... and a small boy very worried.

Author: Fiona Shaw

Publisher: Tindal Street Press

ISBN: 1906994072

Category: Great Britain

Page: 336

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A secret love which has a whole town talking... and a small boy very worried. Lydia Weekes is distraught at the break-up of her marriage. When her young son, Charlie, makes friends with the local doctor, Jean Markham, her life is turned upside down. Charlie tells his secrets to no one but the bees, but even he can't keep his mother's friendship to himself. The locals don't like things done differently. As Lydia and the doctor become closer, the rumours start to fly and threaten to shatter Charlie's world.

Go Tell the Bees that I am Gone

to call it, this strange flutter in his chest, a not unpleasant hollowness in the belly—anticipation, but worse, as though he were standing on the edge of a ... “For the bees,” she'd said, telling everyone about them at dinner.

Author: Diana Gabaldon

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781473519008

Category: Fiction

Page: 814

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*The author of the Sunday Times bestselling Outlander series returns with the newest novel in the epic tale* 'Gabaldon's vast and sweeping account of the war is so intricately plotted and peopled that one is amazed she could conceive and write it in only seven years' Independent 'Go Tell the Bees is packed with everything readers love about the Outlander series' Guardian 'Gabaldon is a gifted world-builder, and her attention to the unglamorous details of life in the past, like digging privies, plus authentic portraits of marriage and relationships lift her series' Daily Telegraph ______________ Jamie Fraser and Claire Randall were torn apart by the Jacobite Rising of 1745, and it took them twenty years to find each other again. Now the American Revolution threatens to do the same. It is 1779 and Claire and Jamie are at last reunited with their daughter, Brianna, her husband, Roger, and their children on Fraser's Ridge. Having the family together is a dream the Frasers had thought impossible. Yet even in the North Carolina backcountry, the effects of war are being felt. Tensions in the Colonies are great and local feelings run hot enough to boil Hell's tea-kettle. Jamie knows loyalties among his own tenants are split and the war is on his doorstep. It's only a matter of time before the shooting starts. Not so far away, young William Ransom is still coming to terms with the discovery of his true father's identity - and thus his own. Lord John Grey also has reconciliations to make and dangers to meet . . . on his son's behalf, and his own. Meanwhile, the Southern Colonies blaze, and the Revolution creeps ever closer to Fraser's Ridge. And Claire, the physician, wonders how much of the blood to be spilt will belong to those she loves. ______________ Readers can't get enough of Go Tell The Bees ... ***** '6/5 ... like it could be anything else..' ***** 'I love the characters, I love the details, I love the life Gabaldon breathes into the stories.' ***** 'A wonderful book I'm sorry to have finished.' ***** 'Five stars. This series is captivating and tugs on your heartstrings.' ***** 'I adore these books. I love Gabaldon's work.'

American Bee Journal

Some will tell you that the mating stains the queen as it stains the hen , but queens ... The figures BEFORE the names indicate the number of years that the person has kept bees . Those AFTER , show the number of colonies the writer had ...



ISBN: UCAL:C3115493

Category: Bee culture

Page: 846

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Includes summarized reports of many bee-keeper associations

The Keeper of the Bees

“And what were you told?” inquired the Bee Master. “That if I could not tell, it didn't make any difference.” The Bee Master's head rolled back on the pillows. He laughed until a nurse came racing. As he wiped his eyes with the ...

Author: Gene Stratton-Porter

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 9781504066150

Category: Fiction

Page: 383

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A wounded veteran discovers the healing power of nature in this classic American novel by the author of A Girl of the Limberlost. Wounded in World War I, Jamie McFarlane is looking for a peaceful place to spend his final days. After escaping the grim confines of a California military hospital, he finds himself at the seaside home of the Bee Master. There, with the help of an impish eleven-year-old called Little Scout, Jamie tends to the hives and flowers while the Bee Master is away. As Jamie learns his new responsibilities, he discovers a source of hope and healing in the natural beauty that surrounds him. He also crosses paths with a mysterious young woman who faces a dilemma as dire as his own. This beloved tale of hardship, nature, and renewal is rich in wisdom and the joy of being alive.

A Book about Bees Their History Habits and Instincts Together with The First Principles of Modern Bee Keeping for Young Readers

IMIGHT now tell you of the new and better way of beekeeping, and show you how even boys and girls may so keep bees as to find, in the occupation, both interest and amusement, and also earn something to put into a savings bank,—as bees ...

Author: F. G. Jenyns

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 9781473342415

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 228

View: 902


This book contains a detailed guide to bees and bee-keeping, with chapters on history, anatomy, habits, common problems, and much more. Profusely illustrated and full of timeless information, "A Book about Bees" constitutes a must-read for modern bee-keepers and is not to be missed by collectors of vintage bee-keeping literature. Contents include: "The Cottage Bee-keepers' Home", "Wild Bees and Flowers", "Italian Bee", "Queen, Worker, and Drone Bees", "The Queen and Her Attendants", "Queen Cells in Different Stages", "The Cottager and his Bees", "Hiving a Swarm", "The Head, Thorax", "Abdomen", "Of a Bee", "Wing of a Bee", "Egg and Larvae of the Bee", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on Bee-keeping.

How Do You Start Keeping Bees

You. Will. Want. I know, I didn't tell you about getting bees. I won't forget that part, I promise. But before talking about installing your bees, there is more shopping you need to think about. My first list is the absolute minimum of ...

Author: Dr. Steven A. Josephsen

Publisher: Archway Publishing

ISBN: 9781480883970

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 88

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Beekeeping is growing in popularity for a wide variety of reasons—for the environmental benefits, as a business or hobby, or for the love of honey or even bees themselves. But despite the excitement, few people know how to get started. How Do You Start Keeping Bees? offers a humorous, conversational manual on how to do just that. Author Steven A. Josephsen provides a step-by-step approach to beekeeping for beginners. He starts with the initial choice to keep bees and then takes you through all of the preparations you’ll need to make before setting up your first beehive. From lists of purchases you’ll need to make to what to expect when your beehives get started, Dr. Josephsen lays out the entire process, complete with pictures and encouraging advice. With his help, you’ll have all the knowledge you need to be successful—before you find yourself in the middle of a swarm of bees! Straightforward and down to earth, this guide presents an easy-to-use method for getting started in the field of beekeeping.

Gleanings in Bee Culture

The two queens hatched all right , and if they had not been killed by entering the wrong hive , I should have been well pleased with my success ; but I will tell you about that farther on . July 5th . A swarm that had not been divided ...



ISBN: UCAL:B4243641

Category: Bee culture

Page: 476

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The Bees in Your Backyard

Even the nonbees can tell you something. Do you see bee flies? A ground-nesting bee is likely somewhere nearby, and if you follow the flight path of the bee fly you may even find it. Is there a robber fly? What is it hunting?

Author: Joseph S. Wilson

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9781400874156

Category: Nature

Page: 288

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The ultimate bee book for bee enthusiasts and experts alike The Bees in Your Backyard provides an engaging introduction to the roughly 4,000 different bee species found in the United States and Canada, dispelling common myths about bees while offering essential tips for telling them apart in the field. The book features more than 900 stunning color photos of the bees living all around us—in our gardens and parks, along nature trails, and in the wild spaces between. It describes their natural history, including where they live, how they gather food, their role as pollinators, and even how to attract them to your own backyard. Ideal for amateur naturalists and experts alike, it gives detailed accounts of every bee family and genus in North America, describing key identification features, distributions, diets, nesting habits, and more. Provides the most comprehensive and accessible guide to all bees in the United States and Canada Features more than 900 full-color photos Offers helpful identification tips and pointers for studying bees Includes a full chapter on how to attract bees to your backyard

The ABC of Bee Culture

Where they can do no better , they will undertake to rear a queen from larva only one day before sealing up ; it will ... Well , I shall have to tell you that bees , especially when deprived of their queens unnaturally , and broken up ...

Author: Amos Ives Root


ISBN: UCD:31175009797955

Category: Bee culture

Page: 320

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