Sirius Radio interviewed me and a local beekeeper last week about the book, beekeeping and Colony Collapse Disorder; and the National Geographic Voices site published an article about the book and my comments on CCD on its home page on Tuesday.
In addition, I appeared at the Baltimore Book Festival on Sunday with a girls’ reading club that had read “Bees on the Roof” and were on stage with me to discuss the book during a 38-minute podcast.
It was a wonderful event. The girls pointed out themes and characters they especially liked, while the emcee encouraged them to talk about topical issues like cheating, bullying, disobeying one’s parents and so forth – all touched on in the book’s plot. I will be returning to Baltimore for another book discussion, this time with a group of sixth-grade boys. I think the discussion will be vastly different, but I have no idea how.