Spiders

Spiders

by Nic Bishop

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Overview

Nic Bishop's Sibert Honor book, adapted for the youngest readers.

Spiders are meat eaters, like lions and tigers. But they are much more scary! Tarantulas lurk on the rain forest floor. Lynx spiders hunt among the leaves. Their spider senses know when prey is near. Now even the youngest readers can join Sibert Medal-winning photographer and biologist Nic Bishop as he takes a closer look at the world's most amazing animals. In this book, Nic introduces fun facts about spiders and their bodies, habits, and life cycle. The simple, easy-to-read text is perfect for beginners, and the eye-catching photographs will delight naturalists of all ages. This reader includes a brief author's note, glossary, and accessible visual index.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780545237574
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 09/01/2012
Series: Scholastic Reader, Level 2
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 270,659
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 5.80(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 520L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Nic Bishop is the author and photographer of many award-winning books for children, including Red-Eyed Tree Frog; Chameleon, Chameleon; Nic Bishop Spiders; and most recently, Nic Bishop Lizards. He has a doctorate in biological sciences and a passionate interest in many of the smaller animals on our planet. Originally from New Zealand, Nic lives in Michigan. Visit him at nicbishop.com.

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