Book: The Queen and I

Weiss, E. A. (1978). The queen and I. New York: Harper and Row.

This how-to guide, written in first person narrative format, brings the reader through a typical year of bee keeping. The first five chapters are dedicated to getting started and the first six weeks of hive development. Chapters cover history, tools and common mistakes. Side bars include helpful tips throughout the book. The tone of this book is one of a master bee keeper sharing with an apprentice.