The Buzz On Bees: Why Are They Disappearing?by Shelley Rotner, Anne Woodhull
Bees are disappearing at an alarming rate. We use honeybees to pollinate nearly all of our domestic fruits, nuts, vegetables, cotton, and grains. The book looks at possible explanations for bees' disappearance, what scientists are doing to address the problem, and also what young readers can do. Bibliography and fascinating bee facts included.
Meet the Author
Shelley Rotner brings a depth of experience and knowledge to her books with a diverse background as an elementary school teacher, museum educational specialist and UNICEF photographer. She is an award winning author and photo-illustrator of over twenty books. She lives in Northampton, Massachusetts.
Anne Woodhull and her husband live on a farm in Amherst, Massachusetts, where they keep bees. Ever since the summer when bees did not return, she has been curious about their disappearance.
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