Wonderful news: the WWF just announced that the size of the original Cape Floristic Region Protected Areas (CFRPA) World Heritage Site has been doubled! Read all about it here: http://www.wwf.org.za/media_room/news/?14481/MajorConservationWinForCapeFloralKingdom Then get thee to Cape Town and go for a walk in the flowers.
So what’s the relevance to The Seed Thief? Besides the fact that, without bees, there pretty much wouldn’t be seeds to write about (or to star in book titles)? Well, there is actually a fair amount of riffing on bees in the story. Maddy (the protagonist and narrator) is a botanist, and one of her […]