A Buzz in the Meadow

A Buzz in the Meadow

Paperback (23 Apr 2015) | English

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From the author of the Samuel Johnson Prize-shortlisted Sunday Times bestseller A Sting in the Tale

In 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

Book information

ISBN: 9780099597698
Publisher: Random House
Imprint: Vintage Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 638.1092
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 9411
Number of pages: xi, 266
Weight: 204g
Height: 198mm
Width: 124mm
Spine width: 19mm