Big Bees

April's book

Tiny Moons: A Year of Eating in Shanghai, by Nina Mingya Powles

From childhood snacks to family feasts and streetside dumplings, dive into a glorious memoir about food and belonging. Travel through words, and be transported to big dreams, comfort in a bowl, and a writer finding her way home.

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If you love reading and would like to find more time for you own creativity, this is the perfect monthly treat. Each month you’ll receive either a new poetry collection or a book of short stories, along with creative writing prompts and ideas to inspire you to make, draw or doodle.

Poems and short stories can be read in bite size chunks wherever you are, but they also encourage slow and mindful reading to help you find some me time during busy days.

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3 months

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6 months

£90

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12 months

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All subscriptions include a free notebook or sketchbook with your first month! You decide which you would prefer during checkout.

Inspiring Creative writing

Whether you’re a complete beginner to creative writing, or it’s something you love doing but you need a bit more inspiration – the creative prompts will spark your brain, and offer you guidance and support. Think of Bumblebee as your best creative friend who’ll cheer you on!

Whatever you create you can upload a photo or film of it below – and we’ll feature them on our Instagram.

Finding time to be creative can help support your mental health, encouraging mindfulness and relaxation. To find out more about the benefits of creativity take a look at our Being Creative page.

Gift a big bee subscription

Treat a special someone to a Big Bee gift subscription. Pick either a 3 months, 6 months or 12 months gift card or e-gift card. Once they’ve signed up, the recipient will receive a book per month for the duration you choose, and you’ll pay the total amount at the start. No need to remember to cancel!

3 months

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6 months

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12 months

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