Uncle Buzzy's Big Fat Book O' Bee Cartoons

Author: Lela Dowling

Uncle Buzzy s Big Fat Book is a collection of the contribution to Bee Culture magazine made by Lela Dowling, a well know freelance cartoonist who has worked for Hasbro, Mattel, Electronic Arts, LucasARts and others over the years. She was a beekeeper for a time, and coupled with some of her somewhat unwired friends, came up with hundreds of off the wall cartoons to entertain the readers of Bee Culture. 

The Backyard Beekeeper

Author: Kim Flottum

The Backyard Beekeeper, now revised and expanded, makes the time-honored and complex tradition of beekeeping an enjoyable and accessible backyard pastime that will appeal to gardeners, crafters, and cooks everywhere. This expanded edition gives you even more information on "greening" your beekeeping with sustainable practices, pesticide-resistant bees, and urban and suburban beekeeping.

Honey Bees and Beekeeping: A Year in the Life of an Apiary

Author: Keith Delaplane

Beekeeping is enjoyable and satisfying, whether you're a professional or a novice. With a bit of ingenuity and a little knowledge, anyone can successfully raise honey bees. Learn how to set up and maintain your own honey bee colony from Keith Delaplane, Ph.D., one of the nation's foremost entomologists as he guides you through each step, from buying tools and selecting healthy bees, to havesting and selling honey.

The Fresh Honey Cookbook: 84 Recipes from a Beekeeper's Kitchen

Author: Lauren Masterton

Indulge your sweet tooth all year long with honey’s many seasonal flavors. Use avocado honey to add depth to April’s baby carrots; spice up your July peaches with sourwood honey; and add some cranberry honey to November’s Thanksgiving spread. This delightful book is filled with bits of honey lore and beekeeping history to sweeten your exploration of the varied and delicious ways you can use honey every day. 

Beeswax: Production, Harvesting, Processing and Products

Authors: Roger A. Morse &William L. Coggshall

Beeswax is a substance secreted by worker honey bees from four pairs of glands on the underside of their abdomens, and used by them for constuction of honeycomb. Beeswax is not on material but a mixture of many long chain molecules. This book reviews the production of beeswax by all honey bee species, the methods used by beekeepers to harvest beeswax, the way beeswax is process, and how it may be made into useful products like candles, creams and count.

Beekeeping for Dummies

Authors: Howland Blackiston

Want to find out what all the buzz is about beekeeping? The latest edition of Beekeeping For Dummies gives you the most trusted and up-to-date information on safely keeping your own bees, including complete instructions for assembling and maintaining beehives, handling all phases of honey production, using the latest tools and equipment, and much more.