You don't have to love or even like spiders to love this book. In fact, if you really don't like spiders, you'll have a lot in common with the book's narrator, who despite his/her best intentions, cannot help smooshing them! This fresh and very funny non-fiction picture book shares lots of fascinating facts about spiders-like a single spider can eat 50 pounds of bugs in a year!-and in an entirely captivating way. If I'm Trying to Love Spiders doesn't cure your spider phobia, it'll at least make you appreciate how amazing they are...and laugh a lot as you learn about them.
Common Spiders of North America by Richard A. Bradley
Publisher: University of California Press
Spiders are among the most diverse groups of terrestrial invertebrates, yet they are among the least studied and understood. This first comprehensive guide to all 68 spider families in North America beautifully illustrates 469 of the most commonly encountered species. Group keys enable identification by web type and other observable details, and species descriptions include identification tips, typical habitat, geographic distribution, and behavioral notes. A concise illustrated introduction to spider biology and anatomy explains spider relationships. This book is a critical resource for curious naturalists who want to understand this ubiquitous and ecologically critical component of our biosphere.
There's something fascinating about spiders that captures children's imagination. This picture book will even fire up their curiosity about these crawlies as it features over 90 different types of Spiders from A to Z. Some of the spiders are well-known spiders while the other spiders are probably those that your kids haven't heard or seen before. There are beautiful pictures that accompany the descriptions and trivia of all the spiders presented in this book. While this book is created with young learners in mind, it is also an interesting read even for adults. It is a highly recommended book to learn more about different types of spiders.
Did you know that when a spider's web is damaged, a spider will often eat the remaining silk before making a new one? Young children will make many amazing discoveries about spiders in the captivating Backyard Books: Are You a Spider? by Judy Allen with illustrations by Tudor Humphries.
Bestselling children's author Kay de Silva presents "Spiders." The book uses captivating illustrations, and carefully chosen words to teach children about the 'humankind's friend'. This series is known for its beautiful full-color images. The description in large text is simple enough for young readers or for a parent to guide a child through. There are also picture captions that provide more information to talk about with your child. Alternatively, a child of any age (even the child in you) can just look at the images and appreciate their beauty. This book depicts the wonder of the world of spiders in all its glory. Children are given a well-rounded understanding of these beautiful animals: their anatomy, feeding habits, and behavior. The following spiders are featured: * The mysterious Black Widow * The dangerous Brazilian Wandering Spider * The shy Brown Recluse Spider * The deceptive Crab Spider * The unique Diving Bell Spider * The fun-loving Jumping Spider * The beefy Tarantula Get this book at this special price exclusive to the Amazon Store. *** Your child will love it - this is guaranteed.***
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