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By Raymond Huber

The adventurous honey bee, Ziggy, gets into another sticky situation.

Ziggy has a new mission: to find the disappearing bees of Tokyo. But the big city is not a friendly place for a honey bee. Ziggy encounters new enemies, including the dreaded hornet Torgo and his gang. Is Ziggy smart and brave enough to outwit his enemies and complete the mission?

  • Strong boy appeal with a great mix of action, adventure and science
  • Following on from the success of Sting which was short-listed in the New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children & Young Adults, Junior Fiction Category, 2010; short-listed in the Sir Julius Vogel Awards, Young Adult Category, 2010; and was a Storylines Notable Book, Junior Fiction Category, 2010

About the author

Raymond Huber lives in New Zealand. He has been a social worker, gardener, primary school teacher, lecturer, and is currently a writer and editor. He’s written Science and English textbooks and short stories for children. In 2010, Sting, his first novel for Walker Books Australia, was short-listed for the New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards and the Sir Julius Vogel Awards, as well as being a Storylines Notable Book. His second novel, Wings, was short-listed for the 2012 Sir Julius Vogel Awards. In 2014, Flight of the Honey Bee won the LIANZA Russell Clark Illustration Award, was a Storylines Notable Book and was a finalist for the LIANZA Elsie Locke Non-Fiction Award and the New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards.

ISBN: 9781921720208
Imprint: Walker Books Australia
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: July 1, 2011
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm, 160pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $15.99
New Zealand RRP: $17.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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