From pollination and social structure to swarming and the nest, The World of Bees offers an up-close view of these complex insects! Beautiful illustrations and brief, informative chapters explore such topics as bee anatomy, the secret way they communicate, the role of the queen and her workers, the predators they face, and how to defeat the dangers that threaten these invaluable creatures.
Cristina Banfi graduated in Natural Sciences at the Università degli Studi di Milano and has taught in a number of scholastic institutes. She is a founding member of the Museum Didactic Association (ADM) and ADMaiora. For White Star she has written The Big Book of Giant Animals, The Little Book of Tiny Animals and The World of Dinosaurs, and cowrote Discover the World of Bugs.
Giulia De Amicis has a master's degree in Design and has worked as a designer and illustrator for small studios, newspapers, and ENGOs (environmental non-governmental organizations). She currently works and lives in Brighton, UK. For White Star, she illustrated Space Explorers.