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A Box of Bees
A Box of Bees

A Box of Bees


47 Pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $12.95 (US $12.95) (CA $17.95)

Publication Date: April 2006

ISBN 9780864735102

Rights: WOR X NZ

Victoria University Press (Apr 2006)

Price: $12.95


The gentle pleasures and real dangers of the life of an apiarist are mixed in equal part in this debut collection of verse. The poems touch on the arts of raising bees, falling in love, and the stings—and sweetness—of family and growing up.

Author Biography

Emily Dobson grew up in a beekeeping family, working on holidays at a honey business started by her grandfather and great-grandfather.