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Web Weavers and Other Spiders (Crabapples)
Synopses & Reviews
Provides an overview of spiders, covering such things as their physical characteristics, web-building, mating behavior, and defensive techniques.
Created by Bobbie Kalman, author of more than 180 bestselling children's books, Crabapples are "starter" non-fiction books for primary students. Each entertaining book features fascinating, easy-to-understand information along with awesome full-color photos and illustrations on animals, sea life, machinery and many other subjects kids are curious about. They also contain the all-important glossary and index young students need to do reports.
-- "Starter" non-fiction for younger readers
-- Large-size photographs and simple, easy-to-understand style
-- A multitude of subjects that fascinate children
The Eurasian water spider lives underwater and breathes by filling its underwater web with air bubbles. Stunning close-up photos of busy spiders and simple text explain the difference between spiders and insects, parts of a spider, and how webs are spun.
Other topics include:
-- how prey is captured and digested
-- reproduction and babies
-- poisonous creepers
Children (and adults too) will squirm over the stunning full-color close-ups of strange and dangerous arachnids doing what they do bestspinning, trapping, and slowly digesting their prey.
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