Uncover a Tarantula: Take a Three-Dimensional Look Inside a Tarantula!

Uncover a Tarantula: Take a Three-Dimensional Look Inside a Tarantula!

by David George Gordon, Gustav Moore, Jon Cox, Davide Bonadonna
     
 

Uncover a Tarantula examines the structure and anatomy of the largest spiders in the world and provides fascinating facts and information on each exciting page. Learn how these predators capture and kill other insects and animals, use their bodies to protect and camouflage themselves and why their blood is green. This full-color illustrated book combines the

Overview

Uncover a Tarantula examines the structure and anatomy of the largest spiders in the world and provides fascinating facts and information on each exciting page. Learn how these predators capture and kill other insects and animals, use their bodies to protect and camouflage themselves and why their blood is green. This full-color illustrated book combines the best model elements to help readers truly uncover the mysteries of what makes things work. A fascinating three-dimensional presentation allows in-depth, hands-on exploration of the subject at hand. This unique model is easily built, deconstructed, and rebuilt layer-by-layer, system-by-system, just by turning a page, until an understanding of the topic is achieved. Kids will love to see and touch each disgusting but interesting tarantula part!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592232376
Publisher:
Silver Dolphin Books
Publication date:
10/10/2004
Series:
Uncover Books
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
16
Product dimensions:
10.32(w) x 11.76(h) x 1.12(d)
Age Range:
8 Years

Meet the Author

David George Gordon is a biologist for the Washington Sea Grant Program and president of David George Gordon and Associates, an association of professionals who offer environmental writing, interpretation, and outreach. David has written numerous books, including Heaven on the Half Shell, The Compleat Cockroach, Travels with my Ant, and The Eat-a-Bug Cookbook.

The freewheeling naturalist has been featured on National Public Radio, Discovery Channel's Wild Discovery Wired and Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Live with Regis and Kathie Lee and Barbara Walters' The View.

Awards Society for Professional Journalists, Western Washington Pro Chapter, Excellence in Journalism Awards, 2nd place, general news and features, 2001
Society for Professional Journalists, Western Washington Pro Chapter, Excellence in Journalism Awards, 2nd place, general news, 2000
Council for Advancement and Support of Education, Silver Medal, Circle of Excellence Awards, 2000
Society for Technical Communications, Puget Sound Chapter, Distinguished Award, 1999
Washington Press Association, Communicator of Excellence Award, 1998
Public Relations Society of America, Puget Sound Chapter, Totem Award, 1998
Educational Press Association of America, 2nd place, science feature, 1998
Educational Press Association of America, 1st place, science feature, 1996

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