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by Gail Gibbons

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The physical characteristics, behavior and habitats of different kinds.


The physical characteristics, behavior and habitats of different kinds.

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Children's Literature - Beverly Kobrin
Gail Gibbons assures youngsters at the very start that most spiders won't hurt people. She explains how the web-spinners came to be called arachnids and, with side- by-side portraits for easy comparison, how they differ from insects. She describes how spiders grow, their size, and, with a focus on selected species, the unique ways in which they catch their prey. The author/artist's final page of intriguing spider specifics wraps up a first-rate introduction.

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Holiday House, Inc.
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5.30(w) x 6.70(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Gail Gibbons has published close to fifty distinguished nonfiction titles with Holiday House. According to "The Washington Post", "Gail Gibbons has taught more preschoolers and early readers about the world than any other children's writer-illustrator." She lives in Vermont. Her website is www.gailgibbons.com

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Spiders 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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