The Bees of Notre Dame

Illustrated by E.B. Goodale

High above the bustling streets and gardens of Paris sits a little-known wonder: a cluster of beehives atop the Notre-Dame cathedral, lovingly tended to by a beekeeper named Sibyle. One fateful day… sparks fall and sirens scream. Firefighters battling heat and smoke blast water from fireboats on the seine. The whole world watches as they work to quench the flames and save the cathedral.

And what about the bees?

From the rooftops of Paris to the intricacies of a beehive, here is a moving story about resilience and hope in the face of disaster.