'There'll be nothing, Darius. Not just honey. No fruit, no vegetables ??? nothing!' Mr Fisher shook his head in despair. 'I'll have to leave.'
The bees on the Bell estate are dying. There'll be no more delicious honey, and without the bees to pollinate flowers, no more fruit and vegetables. No more of Mrs Simpson's glorious pies and cakes! Worse still, it also means that Mr Fisher the gardener and his family, including Marguerite, will have to leave. Darius won't let it happen. He tries everything he can think of, without success.
Then Darius has a great idea. But he will need help from his friends and family to make it work. And he must drive a hard bargain with Mrs Lightman, the school principal and a dragon if ever there was one...
For Ages: 9 - 12 years old
For Grades: 4 - 7
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 5th December 2012
Publisher: Allen & Unwin